Dave Hill (American football)


Dave Hill (American football)
Dave Hill
Position(s)
Offensive tackle
Jersey #(s)
73
Born February 1, 1941 (1941-02-01) (age 70)
Lanett, Alabama
Career information
Year(s) 19631974
NFL Draft 1963 / Round: 5 / Pick: 62
AFL Draft 1963 / Round: 24 / Pick: 192
College Auburn
Professional teams
Career stats
Games played 150
Fumbles 1
Fumble recoveries 1
Stats at NFL.com
Career highlights and awards

David Harris Hill (born February 1, 1941) is a former college and professional American football player.

Hill was born in Lanett, Alabama and attended Lanett High School. He graduated in 1958 and attended Auburn University along with fellow Lanett High School alumnus, Bobby Hunt. Hunt played quarterback and defensive back while Hill played offensive and defensive line.

A fourth-round draft choice in 1963 for the American Football League's Kansas City Chiefs and wearing wore jersey number 73, Hill went on to play 149 games in all with the Chiefs, the fourth most ever by a Kansas City offensive lineman. At one point, he did not miss a game for nine straight seasons.

He started for the Chiefs at right tackle in Super Bowl I and Super Bowl IV, earning two AFL Championship rings and a World Championship ring, and playing in the first (Super Bowl I) and last (Super Bowl IV) World Championships between the champions of the AFL and the NFL. In Super Bowl IV, he handled well one of the best defensive ends of that era, Carl Eller, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, as the Chiefs rushed for 151 yards that day, for their only Super Bowl title to date.

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