Tyreek Hill (born March 1, 1994) is an American football wide receiver for the National Football League’s Miami Dolphins (NFL). Hill was selected in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. Garden City Community College, Oklahoma State University, and the University of West Alabama were among his colleges.
Hill was primarily a return specialist as a rookie, but he has now shifted to a wide receiver position. Because of his speed, he earned the nickname “Cheetah” after his rookie season. In his six years in the league, he has been selected to six Pro Bowls and was named to the NFL 2010 All-Decade Team as a punt returner.
Tyreek Hill Early Years
Hill, a native of Pearson, Georgia, went to Coffee High School and won the 100 and 200 meters at the 2012 Georgia 5A state tournament.
Tyreek Hill set a new personal record in the 200 m and a new season-best in the 100 m during the 36th Golden South Classic in Orlando, Florida, on May 26, 2012. (20.14 s). In the 200 meters, he came within a hundredth of a second of Roy Martin’s 1985 national high school record.
Hill’s time was the quickest by a junior athlete in the 2012 season and the fastest by a junior athlete since Ramil Guliyev’s performance of 20.04 seconds in 2009. In the 100 meter dash, he is tied with Abraham Hall for second-fastest junior in the 2012 season, trailing only Adam Gemili.
In 2012, he was named “High School Athlete of the Year” by Track & Field News. Hill won the 100-meter dash in a wind-assisted (+5.0 m/s) 9.98 seconds at the 2013 Hutchinson NJCCA Championships.
Hill was named an All-American track & field athlete by USA Today in 2012.
Tyreek Hill Professional Life
Because of his domestic violence incident, Hill was expected to go undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft. Hill was able to demonstrate his ability at West Alabama’s Pro Day despite not being invited to the NFL Combine.
Scouts were particularly impressed by his quickness, and he was praised for his exercise. Many clubs had dropped Hill from their draught boards as a result of his workout, but his West Alabama head coach insisted that at least 20 teams were still interested in him.
Tyreek Hill Net Worth
Tyreek Hill is a professional football player in the United States with a net worth of $20 million. As a wide receiver with the Kansas City Chiefs, he is best known for his speed.
Tyreek Hill was born in March 1994 in Lauderhill, Florida. He is a former Coffee High School wide receiver and return specialist. Hill received the Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of the Year in 2014 after playing college football at Garden City Community College, Oklahoma State University, and West Alabama. The Kansas City Chiefs selected Hill #165 overall in the 2016 NFL Draft.
In 2016, he was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team. Tyreek Hill was named to the Pro Bowl in 2016, 2017, and 2019 after being awarded first-team All-Pro in 2016 and 2018. In Super Bowl LIV in 2020, he won the Super Bowl with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Hill represented the United States at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Barcelona, where he earned a gold medal. He got a three-year, $54 million contract with the Chiefs in 2019.