Hill Named Walter Camp All-American
Hill is the first Clemson defensive back named to the team since the 1988 season when Donnell Woolford was named.
CLEMSON -- Clemson cornerback Tye Hill has been named a first-team
All-American by the Walter Camp Foundation. The Walter Camp team is
one of the five major All-America teams recognized by the NCAA in its compilation of consensus All-Americans. Hill will be honored at a banquet in New Haven, CT in February.
Hill is the 14th different Clemson player to be named a first-team All-American by the Walter Camp Foundation, the first
since Keith Adams was named as a linebacker in 2000. William Perry
(1983 and 1984) is the only Tiger to be a two-time selection.
Hill is the first Clemson defensive back named to the team since the
1988 season when Donnell Woolford was named. Terry Kinard (1982)
is the only other defensive back to be named a first-team selection by the Walter Camp Foundation.
Hill was one of the big reasons Clemson ranked 13th in the nation in scoring defense and in the top 25 in pass efficiency defense. He led the team in passes defended with 10, including three interceptions. He had 53 total tackles, including 41 first hits. He had five tackles for loss, most ever by a Clemson cornerback.
Clemson First Team Walter Camp All-Americans
Year Player Position
1959 Lou Cordileone Line
1967 Harry Olszewski OG
1978 Jerry Butler WR
1981 Jeff Davis LB
1982 Terry Kinard FS
1983 William Perry MG
1984 William Perry MG
1987 David Treadwell PK
1988 Donnell Woolford DB
1990 Stacy Long OT
1991 Jeb Flesch OG
Levon Kirkland OLB
1993 Stacy Seegars OG
2000 Keith Adams LB
2005 Tye Hill CB