Former Georgia Tech and NFL standout Drew Hill has been admitted to Piedmont Hospital for an undisclosed reason, an official with the hospital confirmed today. There were no updates on Hill’s status as of 4 p.m.
Hill is in Tech’s record books in several categories: receiving yards per season (t-15th, 708, 1978), receiving yards/career (19th, 1,080, 1975-78), and yards per reception/career (t-4th, 19.3, 1975-78).
Hill, a native of Newnan, caught 634 passes for 9,831 yards and 60 touchdowns in the NFL. He was selected by the Rams in the 12th round of the NFL draft in 1979. He played for the Falcons in 1992-93.
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