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#4 Kelton Hill
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 183
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Douglasville, Ga.
High School: Lithia Springs
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AT GEORGIA STATE: Four-year letterwinner as a wide receiver and quarterback ... Began his career at quarterback but spent his final two seasons at wide receiver, along with a brief stint at safety ... Member of Georgia State’s inaugural team in 2010 ... Ranks in the top five in GSU history in career rushing, passing and all-purpose and in the top 10 in receiving ... The only player in school history to account for touchdowns by passing, rushing and receiving in his career (12 passing, 7 rushing, 4 receiving).

The third-leading rusher in GSU history with 1,076 yards and seven touchdowns ... Has three runs of more than 50 yards, including a 52-yard run against St. Francis (2011) and then a 53-yard touchdown run one week later at West Alabama (2011). Also had a 53-yarder against Lambuth in 2010 ... Also has one of the longest passes in GSU history with a 78-yard touchdown throw ... Has two games with more than 100 yards rushing and passing.

Ranks fourth in school history with 1,270 career passing yards for 12 touchdowns ... Third in total offense (2,346) and all-purpose (1,076) ... Eighth in career receptions (31) and receiving yards (292).

Signed in 2009 as part of Georgia State’s inaugural recruiting class after an all-state prep career ... Practiced with the team in 2009-10 ... Made the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the spring 2013 semester.

2013: Team’s third-leading receiver in 2013 with 20 receptions for 196 yards and four TD ... Caught touchdown passes of 21 and 17 yards from Ronnie Bell in 2013 season opener vs. Samford. Finished with five catches for 54 yards and 113 all-purpose yards ... Career-high six catches for 60 yards, including a 7-yard TD, vs. Troy ... Against Arkansas State, he caught a 17-yard TD pass from Ronnie Bell and then  threw a 70-yard TD pass to Albert Wilson to pull the Panthers within two points with two minutes left. He is the only player in school history throw and catch a touchdown in the same game ... Averaged 17.0 yards on 18 kickoff returns with a long of 28 yards.

2012: Played primarily wide receiver and caught 11 passes for 96 yards ... Saw his first action at receiver against UTSA and then caught his first pass against Richmond ... Also had seven kickoff returns for an 18.6-yard average ... Came off the bench at quarterback in the season opener against South Carolina State, when he was 7-for-13 for 76 yards with one interception.

2011: Starting quarterback for the final five games of the season ... Passed for 1,021 yards and 11 touchdowns while completing 54 percent of his passes ... The team’s second-leading rusher with 609 yards and four touchdowns on 103 carries (5.9-yard average) ... Averaged 294 yards of total offense for his five starts (187.4 passing, 96.4 rushing) ... Eight of his 11 TD passes went for more than 30 yards, including five of longer than 50 yards.

Finished the season by averaging 221.1 yards passing and 146.5 yards rushing over the last two games with five TD passes and three TD rushing ... Rushed for a then GSU-record 152 yards on 19 carries with two touchdowns against West Alabama. Also passed for a career-high 228 yards and one touchdown in the game ... Tied the GSU record with four touchdown passes in the season-ending win over Campbell. Passed for 213 yards and rushed for 141 yards and a touchdown, setting a school record with five TDR. Named FCS Independent Player of the Week by College Sports Madness.

Made his first start against South Alabama and led GSU to an overtime win. Went 12-for-15 for 209 yards and two TD passes while rushing 14 times for 45 yards ... His two touchdown passes against South Alabama covered 78 and 64 yards, both to Albert Wilson, at the time the two longest pass plays in GSU history ... Rushed for 94 yards on 16 carries against S.C. State ... Threw his first career touchdown pass against Murray State with a 43-yard completion to Danny Williams.

2010: Backup quarterback who played in every game off the bench, providing a spark with his running ability ... The leading rusher for GSU’s inaugural team with 416 yards, averaging 6.9 yards per carry with three TD ... Completed five of 15 passes for 64 yards.

Season-high 95 yards rushing on just six carries in win over Savannah State. Scored on an eight-yard run ... Followed with 71 yards on nine carries against N.C. Central ... Against South Alabama, his five-yard scoring run brought the Panthers within 39-34 with four minutes to play. Set up another fourth-quarter touchdown with a 20-yard pass, his longest completion of the season, to Travis Evans down to the 1-yard line.

Ignited GSU’s third-quarter rally against Lambuth, leading two touchdown drives. Set up the Panthers’ first score with a 53-yard run down to the 2-yard line. Began GSU’s next scoring drive with a 14-yard completion ... 53-yard run against Lambuth was GSU’s longest run from scrimmage.

GSU’s second-leading rusher in the inaugural game victory over Shorter with 48 yards on seven carries. Scored on a 24-yard run late in the game ... Rushed for 30 yards against Alabama.

Completed 8-of-14 passes for 111 yards and two touchdowns while gaining 30 yards on two runs in the 2010 Spring Scrimmage ... One of four signal callers who competed for the starting job in the 2010 preseason.
 
HIGH SCHOOL: Signed with the Panthers in 2009 after being tabbed to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Georgia 150 ... First-team all-state selection in Class AAAA by the AJC ... Accounted for 30 touchdowns (rushing and passing) as a senior ... Passed for 2,149 yards and rushed for 1,012 yards, both school records ... As a junior, completed 160 of 240 passes for 1,844 yards with 15 touchdown passes while rushing for 676 yards and nine scores ... Played for coach Steve Horton at Lithia Springs High School ... First-team all-region as a senior ... Offensive Player of the Year in Douglas County ... Top game was against McIntosh, when he amassed 517 yards of total offense (349 yards passing and 168 yards rushing) and accounted for five touchdowns ... Four 300-yard passing games, five games with at least 100 yard rushing, and three games with five touchdowns ... Three-time all-county selection ... Coca-Cola Golden Helmet Award for accomplishment in academics and athletics ... Four-year letterwinner in football, basketball and baseball ... Also had scholarship offers in baseball after earning all-county honors ... Perfect attendance for 13 years.

PERSONAL: Full name is Kelton Hill III ... Parents are Kelton and Chevon Hill ... Born July 24, 1991.

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