Hill Sees Himself As A Triple Threat For OSU

Tyreek Hill

Tyreek Hill is more than happy to be an Oklahoma State Cowboy, and as it turns out, so is his family. The 5-9 and now 190-pound speedster is originally from Douglas (Coffee County), Ga., where he lived with his grandmother in high school. His real mother and a lot of his family now live in Oklahoma, and they are very happy they won't have far to go to see him play the next two years.

"I really like Oklahoma State. On my first visit I had a vibe, and I'm in love with it and my family loves it too," said Hill. "They are only about an hour away in Norman and they will be able to come and see me play. It is a very good experience knowing I'm going to be a Cowboy."

Obviously, Oklahoma State was happy about it too because there was a "pistols firing from Garden City" tweet from @CoachGundy.

Garden City (Kan.) Community College is 4-1 on the season and will challenge powerhouse Butler County this Saturday. Last week in a 33-14 win over Fort Scott (Kan.) C.C., Hill had 14 carries for 103 rushing yards and a touchdown. He only caught one pass, but on the season he has caught 16 passes for 256 yards (16 yards per catch average) and four touchdowns. He has rushed for 292 yards and three touchdowns, but he sees himself as a triple threat.

"I see myself in the slot position and catching a lot of passes," said Hill, who was a big-time track performer in addition to football in high school. "I can see me motioning to the backfield and doing some running. But I really want to do a lot of things to impact the team including returning kicks and punts."

Hill is averaging 21 yards a return on kickoffs and 12.5 yards on punts.

"I know I can run routes well," said Hill of his God-given abilities. "I know I can outrun defenders and I can run over them too. I am a more physical runner than you would think out of the slot. When I'm blocking I can pancake corners."

Hill had offers from the likes of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona State, Baylor, Florida State, Kansas, Kansas State, Nebraska, OU, Tennessee, UCLA, and USC as well as others.

Hill said he will graduate in December and will be in Stillwater for the spring semester. He will be able to use spring practice to get comfortable in his role for the team heading into the 2014 season.

His commitment brings the Cowboys list of commitments to 21. We believe they will have the ability to count two mid-term junior college transfers back to the previous class and then sign a full group of 25 players in February. Hill is a perfect fit in the class giving the team an extra offensive skill athlete and a needed return specialist too.

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