Shallotte, NC's Alfy Hill, a former four-star DE who grew up liking Clemson but later signed with an SEC school, is headed out West for a semester, though he spoke with Clemson's coaches earlier this spring. What did...[details]
"On the Hoof: Hill has a build similar to fellow native North Carolinian Donte Moss but may be bit a smidgen taller. Hill has long limbs that just exude athleticism. His frame probably can only hold another 25 pounds.
Needs Improvement: Hill needs to get stronger and add needed muscle mass in order to play defensive end, or he may find himself at outside linebacker.
Most Impressive: This kid can run like a deer and do it all day long. He has no problems catching plays from behind and covers a lot of ground in a short period of time.
Conclusion: Athleticism will only get him so far if he does not hit the weight room with a passion. Hill will most likely redshirt unless the depth chart at defensive end is depleted. If he gains that needed 20 or so pounds, he will become a terror off the edge, because he may be one of the fastest defensive ends in the country.
" — 8/25/2009
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