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Schedule

FOOTBALL
Aug 31 - FINAL
Delaware State (Delaware Day)
3
Delaware
Delaware
22
FOOTBALL
Sep 9 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
0
Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech
27
FOOTBALL
Sep 16 - FINAL
Cornell (High School Band Day)
14
Delaware
Delaware
41
FOOTBALL
Sep 30 - FINAL
James Madison (Hall of Fame Weekend)
20
Delaware
Delaware
10
FOOTBALL
Oct 7 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
24
Stony Brook
Stony Brook
20
FOOTBALL
Oct 14 - FINAL
Wm. & Mary (Parents & Family Weekend/Youth Cheer/Twirler Day)
0
Delaware
Delaware
17
FOOTBALL
Oct 21 - FINAL
Richmond (Homecoming)
35
Delaware
Delaware
42
FOOTBALL
Oct 28 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
17
Towson
Towson
18
FOOTBALL
Nov 4 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
31
Maine
Maine
17
FOOTBALL
Nov 11 - FINAL
UAlbany
UAlbany
3
Delaware
Delaware
22
FOOTBALL
Nov 18 - 1:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Villanova
Villanova
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Nijuel Hill
Player Profile:
Nijuel Hill 2828143
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 180
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Calvert Hall
Major: Undeclared
Experience: Redshirt

AT DELAWARE
Second-year member of the squad as cornerback • projected to be top backup senior and third-year starter Justin Watson at one corner position • can also contribute on special teams • dynamic athlete who has a great skill set • explosive, fast, and an excellent player at the point of attack • exceptional defender and a physical player in the run game • recorded two tackles in Blue-White Spring Game in May.

2016 SEASON
Did not see game action in first year at Delaware and retained freshman eligibility • Blue Hen Touchdown Club Defensive Player of the Week during the Maine week. 

HIGH SCHOOL
Standout player at Calvert Hall under head coach Donald Davis • two-year starter who served as team captain as a senior • earned second team All-Metro honors as a senior in 2015 when he also received second team all-conference honors • was a Big 33 All-Star game nominee (Maryland vs. Pennsylvania All-Stars) and participated in the 2015 Crab Bowl (Baltimore vs. Washington, D.C. All-Stars) • registered 55 tackles and one interception in 2015 and 50 tackles and one interception in 2014 • was also a member of the track & field squad at Calvert Hall.

PERSONAL
Nijuel (“nigel”) Isaiah Hill • born Oct. 29, 1997 • has not declared a major at Delaware • son of Derrick and Tonya Hill • mother is an accountant and father is a railroad engineer • father played college football for two years at Bloomsburg (Pa.) University • oldest of three children, including pair of twins • enjoys playing ping-pong and golf in his spare time • favorite NFL team is the Pittsburgh Steelers.
 

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