Originally posted on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 4/27/12
One of the last few players to leave the green room, wide receiver Stephen Hill was extremely elated when his name was called 43rd overall by the New York Jets, a team that traded up four spots with the Seattle Seahawks to get him. The 6-4, 215-pound product is a very raw receiver after operating in Georgia Tech’s triple-option offense. A big, physical receiver, Hill had just 28 receptions last season, but also averaged over 29 yards a pop. Hill’s Achilles Heel could be a blessing in disguise, as his experience in Tech’s attack has helped make him the “second-best blocking wide receiver in this draft,” according to Mike Mayock of NFL Network. “I got an old nickname reincarnated — and we’re gonna call him Thrill Hill,” Mayock added. Photo Via New York Jets Facebook Page That’s not the only way his weakness becomes a strength for Gang Green, either. The team has said it plans to utilize more gadget play calls with Tim Tebow. “If Tebow’s in the game in that offense, there’s a lot o
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