Did Jonathan Hill Make His Decision Too Soon?

Back in the month of June, linebacker Jonathan Hill made a verbal commitment to play for the Naval Academy. Now that there has been a major change within the coaching department, how does he currently feel about his early decision? Does he still have a desire to suit up for the Midshipmen next fall? Read inside to get his latest thoughts regarding his commitment to Navy.

Coaching changes have often times led to a number of decommitments. It is not uncommon for a recruit to back out of a commitment in order to explore their options once an event like this takes place. However, this is certainly not the case with River Hill High standout, Jonathan Hill.

Despite the fact of Coach Paul Johnson packing his bags and heading south to take over the Georgia Tech football program, the 6-1, 230 pound linebacker appears to be firm with his commitment to the Naval Academy. He has every intention of suiting up for Navy next fall.

"I committed to Navy back in June, and I still am committed," Hill said. "I signed up to play for the Navy brotherhood, and not so much for the coach. But I am very excited to play for Coach Ken in the future."

There are several features that stick about the prestigious program to the stud linebacker who consistently runs a 4.5 in the forty-yard dash. From the sound of things, he is truly anticipating his arrival in Annapolis, to say the very least. "I am just so excited to be a part of their program," Hill said. "The whole atmosphere, the tradition, and everything that has been accomplished at the Naval Academy; I am just excited to be a part of it."

Jonathan's senior season on the field was a very successful one. The 6-1, 230 pound LB shared with GoMids.com, a little bit of his team's success regarding their 2007 campaign. "We went 14-0 this season, and won the AA State finals this past Saturday," Jonathan said. "We won the game 14-7. I had 16 tackles in that game. My season stats have not been compiled yet."

Jonathan has not decided on a major as of yet, but whatever he intends on studying, his grades appear to be in good shape to do so. Hill informed GoMids.com that he is currently carrying a 3.5 GPA in the classroom. He also noted that he is in good standings with the NCAA Clearinghouse.

During our interview with Jonathan Hill, he never mentioned anything to the extent of checking out any other programs. With that being said, if appears that his commitment is 100% solid with the Midshipmen. We will continue to keep you up to speed with the latest news regarding Jonathan Hill as he continues to prepare for his arrival in Annapolis next fall.

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