NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR – It’s National Signing Day and a local high school football standout has announced he’s headed out of state to play his college career.
K. J. Hill, a 6’0″ tall, 190 pound wide receiver, has signed his National Letter of Intent with Ohio State.
Hill had originally made a verbal commitment to Arkansas last summer but reopened his recruitment last month.
On its National Signing Day webpage, Ohio State Athletics posted the following about Hill:
Another signing day “reveal,” K.J. Hill is a consensus 4-star receiver who was named a U.S. Army All-American after an outstanding senior season for coach Brad Bolding … Hill helped the Charging Wildcats to an 11-2 season and to the second round of the Arkansas state 7A playoffs, catching 58 passes for 1,023 yards and 11 touchdowns plus rushing for 386 yards and seven more scores … he had 63 catches for 1,143 yards and 16 touchdowns as a junior as North Little Rock advanced to the state playoffs … the No. 1 player in the state, Hill is also considered a Top 20 receiver with a No. 16 rating by ESPN and 247Sports and a No. 18 rating by Rivals … is rated among the Top 150 players in the nation by all the rating services, including No. 153 on the ESPN 300 … advanced to the 7-on-7 finals at The Opening this summer … a highly regarded basketball player as well.