Seahawks Draft Leroy Hill


by -
  Print   | TigerNetcom Facebook ClemsonTigerNet Twitter TigerNet RSS Feed

CLEMSON – Former Clemson linebacker Leroy Hill was selected in the third round of the NFL draft on Saturday by the Seattle Seahawks. Hill was the 35th pick of the third round and 98th pick overall. Hill is the 12th Clemson linebacker to be selected in the first 5 rounds of the NFL draft in the last 13 years.


Hill was named the ACC's Defensive Player of the Year this past season. The senior had a team-high 106 tackles, including 19 for loss, and eight sacks to rank among the ACC and national leaders. He finished with 310 career tackles, 15th-most in Clemson history, despite starting only two seasons.


The NFL draft will continue with rounds 4 through 7 on Sunday. Other Tigers that are available to be selected on the second day of the Draft include:

Wide Receiver Airese Currie


Defensive Lineman Eric Coleman


Tight End Ben Hall


Offensive Lineman Cedric Johnson



Safety Travis Pugh

Rate this Story:
7 votes

Send Feedback to TigerNet Staff: Email | Comment
  Print   | TigerNetcom Facebook ClemsonTigerNet Twitter TigerNet RSS Feed
No. 11 Clemson to host Duke on Sunday
No. 11 Clemson to host Duke on Sunday
Injuries playing a major role as Clemson vs. Duke showdown looms
Injuries playing a major role as Clemson vs. Duke showdown looms
WATCH: Monte Lee, players discuss comeback win in season opener
WATCH: Monte Lee, players discuss comeback win in season opener
Chris Williams walks off the Tribe in the 10th as Tigers win opener
Chris Williams walks off the Tribe in the 10th as Tigers win opener
Brownell updates Shelton Mitchell's status for Duke
Brownell updates Shelton Mitchell's status for Duke
Clemson offers No. 1-rated TE
Clemson offers No. 1-rated TE
Clemson offers Nation's No. 1 CB
Clemson offers Nation's No. 1 CB
Bracket Watch: Clemson's updated NCAA Tournament projections
Bracket Watch: Clemson's updated NCAA Tournament projections
Pinky swear, relationships help Tigers land Alabama recruit with
Pinky swear, relationships help Tigers land Alabama recruit with "freakish ball skills"
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Updates
Daily Digest
Clemson Gear
Clemson Gear