Overview
Anthony Hill is a tight end for the Houston Texans, who selected him with the 122nd pick in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Hill played four seasons at NC State. Hill is 6-feet, 6-inches tall and weighs 265 pounds.
Prep Career
After playing defensive end at Clear Brook High School in Friendswood, TX, Hill spent a year of prep school at Hargrave Military Academy. At Hargrave, Hill was converted to a tight end, and he caught 10 passes during the 2003 season. Rivals.com ranked Hill as the No. 44 tight end prospect in the Class of 2004, and he chose NC State over Virginia Tech.
College Career
Hill played in four games in 2004 but did not catch a pass. In 2005, he became NC State's starting tight end, finishing the season with 15 receptions for 140 yards. He scored his only touchdown of the season against Florida State. Hill had his best statistical season as a junior in 2006. He led NC State with 45 receptions, more than any other tight end in the ACC. He was a second team All-ACC selection despite not catching a touchdown pass all season. In July of 2007, Hill suffered a torn ACL, forcing him to miss the entire 2007 season. He also sat out spring practice in 2008, but returned to the field in the 2008 season opener. However, Hill suffered a chest injury in that game against South Carolina, forcing him to miss the next four games. He returned against Boston College, and caught at least one pass in each of the final eight games of the season. Hill finished his career at NC State with 79 receptions for 852 yards. After his senior season, he was invited to participate in the 2009 Senior Bowl.
NFL Career
Hill was selected in the fourth round (122nd overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans. Before the 2009 season, Hill signed a four-year/$2.206M contract with Houston.

On Sept. 30, 2009, Hill was hospitalized after testing positive for the H1N1 virus. Hill recovered and returned to practice on Oct. 7, 2009.
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