NLR's Hill named Male Athlete of the Year

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Saturday, June 7, 2014
North Little Rock's K.J. Hill scores a touchdown as Little Rock Central's Nick Hayes defends during their game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at Quigley Stadium.
Photo by Benjamin Krain
North Little Rock's K.J. Hill scores a touchdown as Little Rock Central's Nick Hayes defends during their game Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at Quigley Stadium.

North Little Rock receiver K.J. Hill was named the All Arkansas Preps Male Athlete of the Year in Little Rock this evening.

Hill, 6-0, 190, 4.42 seconds in the 40 yard dash, has scholarship offers from approximately 20 schools, including Arkansas, Auburn, Alabama, Georgia, Penn State, Louisville, South Carolina and Notre Dame. ESPN rates him the No. 23 receiver prospect and the nation's No. 223 overall prospect.

He received the honor from last year's winner, Arkansas running back Korliss Marshall.

New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees was the keynote speaker at the event.

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