Hill High on the Tigers

A report ona 2010 offensive line prospect who likes Coach Gene Chizik's Auburn Tigers is featured.

Slidell, La.--Alex Hill, an offensive lineman who is moving to center as a senior, visited the Auburn campus with his Slidell High School football teammate Armand Williams last week.

Williams, a rising senior wide receiver prospect, gave the visit an enthusiastic thumbs up. Hill says he really likes what he saw.

"I got asked to visit by Coach Malzahn," Hill says of Auburn's new offensive coordinator, Gus Malzahn. "It was a great trip. It's a beautiful campus, beautiful people, the people really love their team and hopefully one day I can be an Auburn Tiger."

At 6-4, 305 pounds, Hill notes that he will be starting for a third consecutive year in high school this fall, but notes that he is making the move to center from guard. He says he likes the switch which should make him an even more attractive prospect for college talent scouts.

Hill doesn't have a scholarship offer from Auburn, but says he is hoping for one. He has the Auburn Tigers on his list of favorites that includes the LSU Tigers, the Missouri Tigers and the Ole Miss Rebels.

A three-sport athlete as a junior who competes in basketball plus track and field, he is adding power lifting as a senior. He notes that he has best lifts of 360 pounds in the bench press, 500 in the squad and 300 in the hang clean.

He has also been carrying his weight in the classroom and says that he is an honor student who wants to major in sports medicine in college.

Alex Hill is shown at a football practice.

Commenting on his visit to check out Auburn, he says, "We got a tour around campus and got to walk around the field (Jordan-Hare Stadium). We had a long talk with the coaches and got to find out what type of people they are so that was real nice. I love the coaches."

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