Stephen Hill’s name is on the lips of draftniks after a blistering performance at the NFL draft combine Sunday. I spoke with the former Georgia Tech receiver Monday and have notes from the interview.
1. I’d say he was proud and excited for his strong showing in Indianapolis, but not at all surprised. He had said last week he wanted to run a 4.3 in the 40, and I suppose you don’t go around saying that if you don’t know you can already do it, which was the case.
“I actually ran a 4.3 two weeks ago,” Hill said.
Hill just needed to bring it out of himself again. (Interesting nfl.com story about Hill’s training.)
“Of course, I’m not a guy that’s going to brag and be about it, but I was just confident in what I was going to do,” he said.
2. The combine is often described as a strange, grueling process – a battery of job interviews with some of the biggest names in the NFL, hours’ worth of physical exams and then the strength and speed testing. Hill sound like he handled
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