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Anders

Hill

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Quarterback
Height 6'4"
Weight 220
Year Senior
Hometown Boulder, Colo.
High School Fairview H.S.
Major Political Science
Experience 3 Letters
School: CC

Bio

CAREER

Named one of team co-captains upon entering fall practice … Three-year letterwinner at quarterback … Played in 21 games with eight starts … Completed 193 of 370 passes (52 percent) for 2,205 yards and 11 touchdowns and rushed for 422 yards and three touchdowns on 181 carries.

2016

Named a Fall Academic All-Ivy League selection … Named the team's Most Valuable Offensive Player Award … Started eight of 10 games at quarterback … Completed 144 of 268 passes for 1,651 yards and 10 touchdowns and also rushed for 258 yards on 132 carries and two touchdowns as a junior … Averaged 165.1 yards passing per game, completed 53.7 percent of his passes and finished with a efficiency rating of 111.82 … Led Columbia in total offense (1,909 total yards) … Ranked among Ivy League leaders in several statistical categories including passing yards per game (No. 6, 165.1), passing efficiency (No. 7, 111.8) and total offense (No. 5, 190.9) … Among NCAA leaders, ranked No. 74 in passing yards per game, No. 74 in total offense, No. 81 in passing efficiency, No. 77 in passing yards, No. 63 in completions per game, No. 83 in passing touchdowns and No. 78 in completion percentage … In the season's last three games, completed 60 percent (49 of 82) of his passes for six touchdowns and 616 yards with only four interceptions … Threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns, completed 13 of 20 passes with one interception and rushed for 42 yards in season finale at Brown (Nov. 19) … Set or tied career-highs for completions (24) and touchdown passes (three) and threw for 284 yards and two interceptions vs. Cornell (Nov. 12) … Set or tied career-highs for passing yards (289), completions and attempts (24-46) and touchdown passes (three) and rushed for 55 yards on 18 carries while orchestrating a fourth quarter comeback at Yale (Oct. 28) … Completed 17 of 34 passes for 179 yards at Penn (Oct. 15) … Threw for career-long 88-yard touchdown pass to Josh Wainwright, completed 13 of 28 passes for a then career-high of 215 yards and rushed for a touchdown vs. Princeton (Oct. 1) … Rushed for a touchdown and 45 yards on 11 carries, completed 13 of 23 passes for 100 yards at Georgetown (Sept. 24).

2015

Saw action in eight games … Completed 23 of 50 passes (46 percent) for 244 yards and a touchdown with a long pass of 51 yards … Ranked fourth on the squad in rushing (36 carries for 137 yards) … Long throw was a 51-yarder vs. Harvard and long run was a 32 yarder at Fordham … Rushed for a season-high nine carries for 54 yards at Cornell (Nov. 14).

2014

Played in three games with no starts … Completed 26 of 52 passes (50 percent) for 310 yards … Rushed for 27 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries … Completed 18 of 36 passes for 219 yards with a long pass of 46 yards at Brown (Nov. 20).

HIGH SCHOOL

A 2014 graduate of Fairview High School in Boulder, Colo., where he played four years of varsity football for head coach Tom McCartney … Named Colorado Quarterback of the Year … First Team All-State Class 5A selection … First Team Denver Post All-Colorado pick … Named Conference Most Valuable Player … Earned Team Most Valuable Player award … Over four-year career, threw for 5,164 yards and 48 touchdowns, completed 362 of 565 passes and only 19 touchdowns, rushed for 228 yards and four touchdowns … Threw for 3,878 yards and 36 touchdowns and only 10 interceptions, completed 283 of 426 passes (66.5 percent) of his passes, rushed for four touchdowns as a senior … Concluded his senior season ranked among Colorado state history in passing yards (No. 4,  3,878 yards), completed passes (No. 2, 283) and attempted passes (No. 2, 426) … Surpassed 300 yards passing six times, completed 20 or more passes in nine games and threw for multiple touchdowns in 11 games … Completed a career-best 80.4 percent (21 of 25) of his passes and two touchdowns vs. Pomona … Threw for four touchdowns vs. Douglas County … Passed for a career-high five touchdowns, completed 21 of 27 passes (77.8 percent) for 299 yards vs. Boulder … Threw for a career-high 384 yards, three touchdowns and completed 23 of 34 passes vs. Ralston Valley … Completed a career-high 27 passes, with four touchdowns for 371 yards vs. Legacy … Threw four touchdown passes in season opener vs. Poudre … Led the Knights to a 12-1 overall record, a 12-game winning streak, conference title, state playoff appearance and state title runner-up finish to Valor Christian ... Ranked a two-star prospect by 247sports.com and Scout.com … Also played baseball as an outfielder and pitcher.

PERSONAL

Born Anders Hill on May 8, 1996 … Son of Erich and Kristan Hill … Committed to Columbia on January 14, 2014 … Denver Broncos fan … Chose Columbia over Yale, Harvard, Cornell, Montana, South Dakota State and interest from Colorado, Colorado State, Oklahoma State and Vanderbilt … Enrolled at Columbia College … Majors in Political Science.

CAREER-HIGHS

Passing Completions: 24, two times- Cornell, 11/12/16, Yale, 10/28/16.

Passing Attempts: 46, Yale, 10/28/16.

Passing Yards: 289, Yale, 10/28/16.

Touchdown Passes: 3, two times- Cornell, 11/12/16, Yale, 10/28/16.

Interceptions: 2, two times.

Long Pass: 88 yards to Josh Wainwright, Princeton, 10/1/16.

Rushing Attempts: 23, at Wagner, 10/8/16.

Rushing Yards: 59, at Wagner, 10/8/16.

Rushing Touchdowns: 1, three times, last- Princeton, 10/1/16.

Long Run: 34 yards, Dartmouth, 10/22/16.

Total Offense: 344 yards, Yale, 10/28/16.

All-Purpose Yards: 59 yards, at Wagner, 10/8/16.

Touchdowns Responsible For: 3, two times- Cornell, 11/12/16, Yale, 10/28/16.

 

HILL BY THE NUMBERS

20+ Completion Games: 2.

40+ Attempt Games: 2.

30+ Attempt Games: 3.

300+ Yard Passing Games: 0.

200+ Yard Passing Games: 4.

3+ Touchdown Pass Games: 2.

2+ Touchdown Pass Games: 3.

YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS

 Passing
Season GP-GS Comp. Att. Pct. Yds. Avg./Game TD INT LG
2014  3-0 26 52 50.0 310 103.3 0 2 46
2015  8-0 23 50 46.0 244 30.5 1 2 51
2016  10-8 144 268 53.7 1,651 165.1 10 8 88
Career 21-8 193 370 52.2 2,205 105.0 11 12 88

 

 Rushing
Season Rush Yds. Avg./Rush TD LG
2014  13 27 2.1 1 11
 2015   36 137 3.8 0 32
 2016   132 258 2.0 2 34
Career 181 422 2.3 3 34

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Postgame: Columbia Football Press Conference (vs. Brown | 11/18/17)
Highlight: Wainwright Breaks the Record
Highlight: Anders Hill Breaks the Plane