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Brandon

Hill

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#32

Linebacker
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 235
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Orangeburg, S.C.
High School: Heathwood Hall Episcopal

Bio

Career Statistics

2019: Projected as the starter at weakside linebacker after earning starting assignments in the final four games of 2018 ... in 18 career games (4 starts), has 49 tackles, one fumble recovery and one QB pressure ... has eight games with 3+ tackles with a career-high 13 stops against Wake Forest in 2018 ... owns double-digit tackles in two contests, versus the Demon Deacons and North Carolina (10) in 2018 ... has played 578 career snaps ... in May, 2018, joined 10 teammates on a mission trip to Guatemala for a Habitat for Humanity initiative.

2018 Game-by-Game Statistics
2018: 
Played in all 13 games ... started the final four contests of the season, against North Carolina, Clemson, Wake Forest and Temple, replacing two-time first team All-ACC LB Joe Giles-Harris, who suffered a season-ending knee injury at Miami ... totaled 42 tackles, one fumble recovery and one QB pressure ... had four games with 5+ tackles including a season-high 13 stops against Wake Forest in the regular season finale ... also reached double-digit tackles against North Carolina with 10 in first career start ... recovered first career fumble at Georgia Tech during the third quarter when Duke forced three consecutive fumbles to turn a 7-7 tie into a 28-7 Blue Devil advantage ... tallied first career QB pressure at Pittsburgh ... on the field for 517 snaps.

2017 Game-by-Game Statistics
2017: 
Played in five games ... saw action against North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Georgia Tech, Wake Forest and Northern Illinois ... totaled seven tackles ... logged a season-high three stops against both Wake Forest and Northern Illinois ... on the field for 61 snaps.

2016: Did not see game action.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterman at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School under head coach Steve Victory ... rated as a four-star prospect by Scout.com and a three-star prospect according to ESPN.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com ... ranked No. 258 on the Scout300 chart and tabbed by the publication as the nation’s No. 14 outside linebacker ... listed as the No. 28 outside linebacker in the country and the No. 10 prospect in South Carolina by ESPN.com ... also rated as the No. 29 outside linebacker in the country and the No. 8 prospect in South Carolina by 247Sports.com ... helped the Highlanders to four consecutive South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) Class AAA playoff berths ... 2015 USA Today American Family Insurance ALL-USA South Carolina first team selection ... selected to participate in the SCISA All-Star game after senior campaign ... two-time SCISA first team all-state honoree ... over final two seasons, totaled 167 tackles, 20.0 TFL, 7.0 sacks and four INTs along with 163 rushing attempts for 1,200 yards and 14 TDs ... also lettered in soccer and basketball ... following senior year, named one of the five national finalists for the Franklin D. Watkins Memorial Award, an honor presented to the nation’s top African-American high school scholar-athlete, joining former Duke lettermen Zavier Carmichael, Matt Daniels, Vince Oghobaase and Deion Williams, along with current team members Rakavius Chambers, Jaylen Coleman and Mataeo Durant, as finalists for the award.

PERSONAL: Born May 19, 1998 ... majoring in mechanical engineering while minoring in economics and pursuing a certificate in markets and management ... high school teammate of former Duke offensive lineman Gabe Brandner ... son of Alesia and Michael Hill.

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