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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 - 4:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Towson
Towson
FOOTBALL
Nov 4 - 2:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Maine
Maine
FOOTBALL
Nov 11 - 3:30 PM
UAlbany
UAlbany
Delaware
Delaware
FOOTBALL
Nov 18 - 1:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Villanova
Villanova
UD Football BIO
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K.C. Hinton
Player Profile:
K.C. Hinton 2236559
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Henrico, Va.
High School: Highland Springs
Major: Civil Engineering
Experience: 2 Letters

AT DELAWARE
Third-year member of the squad as a junior defensive back • enters season projected as No. 2 free safety (rover) behind All-Colonial Athletic Association pick Nasir Adderley • solid special teams contributor • versatile athlete who runs to the ball with great speed and power • aggressive tackler and a ballhawk from the safety position • has recorded 24 tackles (15 solo) in 22 career games • had two tackles and intercepted a pass in the Blue-White Spring Game in May • shares same number (#3) as Delaware junior quarterback Joe Walker.

2016 SEASON 
Earned second letter as a backup defensive back and special teams player • played in all 11 games and recorded 11 tackles (seven solo) • also had a forced fumble • had season-high three tackles at Wake Forest and two each vs. Towson, Albany, and Villanova over the final four games of the season • forced a fumble in opener vs. Delaware State • unit ranked No. 6 in the CAA in total defense (349.7 yards allowed per game) and No. 6 in passing defense (181.5) •
named Blue Hen Touchdown Club Co-Most Improved Defensive Player for spring drills • had two tackles in the Blue-White spring game in May • named CAA Academic All-Conference.

2015 SEASON
Played a key backup role in the Blue Hen secondary and on special teams as a true freshman • appeared in all 11 games and registered 13 tackles (8 solo) • had a tackle for loss and two pass breakups • had season-high five tackles in second game of career vs. Lafayette • also made two stops each vs. New Hampshire and Albany • knocked down passes against Towson and Albany • part of a unit that ranked No. 5 in the CAA and 24th in the NCAA in total defense (329.2) and was No. 3 in scoring defense (20.5/22nd in NCAA) • named CAA Academic All-Conference.

HIGH SCHOOL 
Competed in football, wrestling, and track & field at Highland Springs High School • running back and linebacker in football for head coach Loren Johnson • product of program that has sent numerous football student-athletes to UD, including current Cleveland Browns defensive back Marcus Burley • three-year starter in football who led teams to combined record of 27-3 • team captain for team that went 10-0 and won the conference title in 2014 • All-State, All-Metro, all-region, and all-conference as both a junior and senior • named conference Linebacker of the Year as a junior • took part in the 2014 Army National Combine in San Antonio, Tex. • as a senior, recorded 68 solo tackles, 15 tackles for loss, two interceptions, and two forced fumbles • as a junior in 2013, had 62 solo tackles, 13 tackles for loss, two sacks, and three forced fumbles and rushed for 703 yards, averaged 13.5 yards per carry, and scored 14 touchdowns • four-year team captain in wrestling who won a district title and placed fifth at the state championships in 2014 • won wrestling conference title in 2015 • ran sprints in track & field • four-time all-academic selection. 

PERSONAL
Keir (“key-air”) Charlkeith “K.C.” Hinton, Jr. • born Nov. 6, 1996 • honor student as a civil engineering major at Delaware • son of Keir and Pamela Hinton • has a half-sister, Oneika Mclean • father is a police officer who played college football at Norfolk (Va.) State • mother is a human resources manager who earned two degrees from Old Dominion and a master's degree from Central Michigan • paternal grandfather played college football at Virginia State. 

CAREER STATISTICS

Year G/S Tackles (Solo)
Sacks/TFL
FR/FF
Int./PD
2016 11/0 11 (7) 0-0/0-0 0/1 0/0
2015 11/0 13 (8) 0-0 / 0.5-1 0/0 0/2
TOTALS 22/0 24 (15)
0-0 / 0.5-1
0/1
0/2

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 5 vs. Lafayette, 2015
Pass Breakups: 1 vs. Towson, Albany, 2015

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