Whenever memories of great athletes making game breaking plays in memorable games in the NCAA and the NFL are envisioned, JD Hill emerges to the forefront as one of the best athletes to ever play the game. During a stellar athletic career at Arizona State University, JD lettered and excelled in three major sports, baseball, football and track, an accomplishment that resulted in a NCAA record that stills stands today. JD also led the Sun Devils to an undefeated 1970 season and was named unanimous First Team All American and MVP of the Senior Bowl.
In 1971, JD was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the 1st round, with fourth overall pick. JD’s NFL career spanned eight years from 1971-1979, finally ending his career with the Detroit Lions. JD has many personal athletic accomplishments the most memorable was being selected as an NFL ALL-Pro and competing in the NFL Pro-Bowl, being named Collegiate Offensive Player of the Year Award, and being enshrined into the ASU and Stockton California’s Hall of Fame respectively.