Romel Hill
Romel Hill

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Robbins, Ill.

High School:
Richards

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
LB

Experience:
HS

02/05/2014

Redbird Football Signs 24 on National Signing Day

The class bolsters depth at key positions of wide receiver, linebacker, running back and defensive end.

Richards HS: Three-year varsity starter for head coach Tony Sheehan ... 2013 Illinois High School Football Coaches Association (IHSFCA) Class 6A All-State selection ... Chicago Tribune Second-Team All-State pick ... Chicago Sun-Times All-Area honorable mention honoree ... three-time South Suburban (Red) All-Conference selection ... two-time Southtown Star All-Area team selection ... recorded 181 tackles, eight forced fumbles and one interception during senior season ... also added 18 tackles-for-loss and two sacks in final prep season ... helped team to a 10-2 record and a berth in the IHSA Class 6A state championship game in 2013 ... IHSFCA Class 6A All-State honorable mention selection as a junior in 2012.

Personal: Born January 29, 1996, in Evergreen, Ill. ... son of Danny and Shirlee Johnson ... one of five children ... plans to major in physical education.