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Houston Texans Draft Linebacker Jamal Hill

On3 imageby:Justin Hopkins04/27/24

A record-breaking draft continues for the Oregon Ducks on Saturday. Linebacker Jamal Hill joined the party after being selected by the Houston Texans in the sixth round of the NFL draft.

Hill becomes the 8th player drafted for the Ducks in this 2024 draft class. He is pick No. 188 overall.

The 6-foot-1, 195-pounder was the No. 561 ranked player in the 2019 class. Hill is originally from Morrow, Georgia.

GoDucks Profile:

Moved from defensive back to inside linebacker and played in all 14 games as a senior, making seven starts … Finished with 31 tackles (13 solo) while adding 5.0 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks … First TFLs and sacks of his career … Also forced a career-high two fumbles and broke up a pair of passes … Made at least one tackle in 13 of 14 games with nine multi-tackle efforts … Both sacks and three of five TFLs came in the first five games … Generated 13 total pressures with 10 hurries, according to Pro Football Focus … Earned a solid 76.7 tackling grade from PFF, as well as a 71.6 pass-rush grade … Played 382 total defensive snaps.

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