K.J. Hill


Player profile

  • Height 6-0
  • Weight 195
  • Hometown Little Rock, Ark.
  • Last School North Little Rock
  • Year Graduate

Ohio State Career Overview
• Graduated in August 2019 with his degree in communications
• A smooth, savvy and skilled receiver who set the school record with 201 career receptions between 2016-19
• Finished sixth in school history with 2,332 career receiving yards and caught 20 touchdown passes
• First receiver in school history with three years of 50-or-more receptions
• Caught a pass in 48 consecutive games to tie Gary Williams for the school record
• Played in 53 games and caught at least one pass in 50 games
• Team co-captain as a senior in 2019
• Led the team in receiving in 2017 (56) and again in 2019 (57)
• Helped Ohio State win three consecutive outright Big Ten championships (2017, 2018, 2019)
• Earned consecutive honorable mention all-Big Ten honors in 2018 and 2019
• Set career high with 187 receiving yards – the eighth-highest total in school history – and two touchdowns, off nine receptions, in the 2018 win over Minnesota
• Had a career-best 12 receptions – the fourth-highest total in school history – and 102 receiving yards in the dramatic, come-from-behind win over Penn State in 2017
• Dependable punt returner with 45 career returns

More on K.J.
• A consensus 4-star receiver who was named a U.S. Army All-American
• Helped his Charging Wildcats to an 11-2 season and to the second round of the Arkansas state 7A playoffs
• Caught 58 passes for 1,023 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior and had 63 catches for 1,143 yards and 16 touchdowns as a junior
• The No. 1 player in the state, Hill was also considered a Top 20 receiver with a No. 16 rating by ESPN and 247Sports and a No. 18 rating by Rivals