SOUTHFIELDS, N.Y. – Campbell football's Jeremy Hill was selected to the FCS Senior Scout Bowl Watch List just prior to the start of the 2011 season by the FCS Senior Scout Bowl committee. Hill was selected to the offense for the South team and is one of nine PFL players to be chosen.
Hill, a redshirt senior from Goldsboro, N.C., has aided CU's football team lead the Pioneer Football League in rushing in each of the last two seasons. Last year the Camels averaged 207.73 yards per game and a total of a school Division I record 2,285 yards. CU also proved to be on the more difficult to sack and only allowed 1.55 per game. Hill was ranked as one of the top lineman in the league and chosen as an Honorable Mention All-PFL selection after leading the team with 48 pancake blocks while totaling 22 lumberjacks and having four games with ranking of over 85 percent. CU rank for a school-record 416 yards in scoring an also school record 55 points in the victory over Valparaiso (11/6). The Camels also topped the 200-yard mark in four individual games in 2010.
In his first year as a starter as a redshirt sophomore the Camels also led the conference in rushing with 187.73 yards a game and 2,087 yards overall. Hill totaled 31 pancake blocks, 22 lumberjacks and only allowed a pair of sacks while starting all 11 games.
Hill enters his final season having started 23 consecutive games between the left and right tackle position with the last 21 being on the right side.
The FCS Senior Scout Bowl is a post season all-star game showcasing the talents of senior players from NCAA FCS Division I level. The game is presented by the Collegiate Development Football League (CDFL) and will be played on December 17, 2011 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. This team recognizes the football achievements of senior players who are entering their final season on the FCS level. The FCS Senior Scout Bowl selection committee will review performances throughout the 2011 season and are committed to bring 86 of the top players to the FCS Scout Bowl in a North vs. South format.
"We are proud and excited to present the second annual scout bowl for players on the FCS level," said Scout Bowl co-founder Peter St. Lawrence. "Last year, the FCS Senior Scout Bowl showcased the outstanding talent, quality, and character of football players found on the FCS level. The announcement of the FCS preseason All-American team, the FCS Senior Scout Bowl list along with the established D3 Senior Classic game, our D2 vs. NAIA Bowl, and the CDFL reflects our continued commitment to recognize and promote the outstanding players found in college football beyond the BCS level."
The Second Annual, FCS Senior Scout Bowl will be televised on Fox College Sports Network in December.
Besides Hill the other PFL players chosen were John Behm (Davidson – LS), Kevin Fitzpatrick (Marist – WR), Jaquan Bryant (Marist – DB), Devon Langhorst (Dayton – DL), Jerome Raymond (Morehead State – DL), Mario Kurn (San Diego – DL), Tony Bachman (Morehead State – LB) and Al-Rilwan Adeyemi (San Diego – DB).