Meet the Recruit: Terps quarterback commitment Perry Hills
January 18, 2012|By Matt Bracken | The Baltimore Sun
This is part of a series of 2012 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 1. All answers are provided by the featured player.
Name: Perry Hills Birthdate: April 21, 1993 Birthplace: Pittsburgh Hometown: Pittsburgh Height: 6-3 Weight: 205 Position: Quarterback Nickname: None High School: Pittsburgh Central Catholic Senior statistics: 2,000 yards passing, 13 touchdown passes, two interceptions, four rushing scores.
Rankings: Rivals.com -- Three-star prospect, No. 30 player in Pennsylvania. Scout.com -- Three-star prospect, No. 28 quarterback. ESPN.com -- Three-star prospect, No. 46 player in Pennsylvania, No. 77 quarterback, 76 rating. 247Sports.com -- Three-star prospect, No. 26 player in Pennsylvania, No. 40 pro-style quarterback, 84 rating. Bench max: 285 Squat: 415 40-yard dash: 4.57 Runner-up: Miami (Ohio) Other schools considered: Kent State, Temple, West Virginia Favorite NFL player: Tom Brady Favorite NFL team: Pittsburgh Steelers Favorite all-time Terp: Torrey Smith Favorite music: Eminem Favorite book: Season of Life by Jeffrey Marx Favorite movie: 300 Favorite TV show: MythBusters Favorite food: “Any kind of Italian food, whether it’s pizza or pasta.” Favorite high school class: Physical fitness and nutrition Favorite thing about College Park: “The campus is breathtaking. It’s one of the best campuses I’ve seen.” Other high school sports: Wrestling, Track Hobbies: PlayStation 3 Intended major: Civil engineering Something that not many people know about you: “I go to church every week.” Best football moment: “Winning against Archbishop Wood on ESPN this year.” Role model: “I’d have to say my grandma because she’s been through a lot with her health and everything, and she keeps fighting through it, trying to live a happy life.” Why Maryland? “I just really got along with the coaching staff. The campus is not too far away from home – only about three-and-a-half hours. It’s a great campus, a great school academically, and it just seems like the perfect fit for me.”