CC running back the real Dill

Name: Hobbs Dill

School: Central Cambria

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Football

Athlete of the week achievement: Dill carried the ball 18 times and rushed for 217 yards and three touchdowns in a 28-22 victory over Forest Hills. Dill also caught a two-point conversion pass and completed two passes for 11 yards.

Season update: Dill has 50 carries for 362 yards and is averaging 7.2 yards per carry for the Red Devils, who picked up their first win in three games against the Rangers.

Coach Shane McGregor’s quote: “Hobbs Dill is a quintessential Cambria Cambria football player. He’s tough, he’s smart, he makes timely plays and he makes plays he’s probably not supposed to make. He steps up and relies on his preparation and the things we do in practice to make things happen. He’s factored largely into the success we’ve had the last couple years.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. O’Brien

Favorite subject: Social Studies

Favorite movie: “Superbad”

Favorite food: Steak

Favorite song: “Runaway” by Kanye West

Outside interests: Hunting, fishing, other sports

Favorite professional team: San Francisco 49ers

Favorite college team: Pitt Panthers

Pro athlete most admired: Kobe Bryant

Best athlete I ever competed against: Bedford’s Mercury Swaim

Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad, Tony Dill

Proudest athletic achievement: Making the game-winning catch against BEA last season.

How I got my start in football: Started playing in fourth grade

Future goal: Get rich


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