American Football Database
Jerry Hill
Date of birth: (1939-10-12) October 12, 1939 (age 82)
Place of birth: Torrington, Wyoming, United States
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: Wyoming
NFL Draft: 1961 / Round: 3 / Pick: 35
 As player:
1961-1970 Baltimore Colts
Playing stats at

Jerry Hill (born October 12, 1939 in Torrington, Wyoming) is a former professional American football running back for the National Football League's Baltimore Colts.

University of Wyoming

Hill played his collegiate football for Wyoming Cowboys football. He was an All-Skyline Conference running back in 1959 and 1960, and was part of the 1958 Wyoming Cowboys football team that won the Sun Bowl. Jerry Hill was selected as Wyoming Football's player of the 20th Century in 1992.[1] He finished his collegiate career with 1,374 rushing yards on 288 carries.

Awards and honors

  • All Skyline Conference Running Back, 1959
  • All Skyline Conference Running Back, 1960
  • Inducted into Wyoming Cowboys Hall of Fame, October 29, 1993.[2]
  • Member of 1958 Sun Bowl Champions
  • Member of 1968 NFL Champions
  • Member of Super Bowl V Champions
  • Wyoming Football Player of the 20th Century
  • Namesake of the Colt 45 malt liquor