A young defender with a tremendous upside ... Picked up a lot of much-needed reps during spring workouts ... Is extremely athletic and physically ready to play the game, but still hasn't let his potential come out ... Heads into the preseason No. 2 at the field corner spot ... Is being counted on to step up and provide some much needed depth this season. 2007: Spent a redshirt season working at the field cornerback position ... Earned Iron Hokie honors in the weight room during the off-season ... Was in on three tackles in one spring scrimmage and had a pair of tackles to go with a forced fumble in another ... Contributed two tackles in the Maroon-White game. High School: An All-America defensive back at Highland Springs, who also play wide receiver for Coach Scott Burton ... Ranked the No. 3 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times ... A SuperPrep postseason All-American ... An All-America and All-Atlantic Region selection by PrepStar ... Listed as the No. 17 cornerback in the country and the No. 6 player in the state by Rivals ... Ranked the No. 20 defensive back in the country by SuperPrep ... Listed as the No. 3 overall player on the Virginia 33 by SuperPrep ... A member of the Rivals250 Team ... As a senior, caught 39 passes for 569 yards and rushed for 237 yards, scoring 10 total touchdowns ... Returned punts as well ... At cornerback, totaled 27 tackles, three interceptions (one for a TD) and five pass breakups ... Had 110 yards receiving and a touchdown to go with an interception in a game against Varina ... Caught a pair of TD passes against both Lee-Davis and Henrico ... Played in the US Army All-American Bowl ... A first-team all-state defensive back selection on the AAA team, as selected by The Associated Press ... Named first-team all-state by the VHSCA as a defensive back ... Named All-Metro by The Richmond Times-Dispatch as a utility pick because of outstanding play on both sides of the ball ... For his senior season performance, earned Capital District Player of the Year honors on offense as a wide receiver. Personal: Cristopher Aaron Hill ... Born 8/29/89 in Richmond, VA ... Son of Ed and Emma Hill ... Enrolled in university studies.