Jerry Hill

Football, 1958-60

Jerry Hill was selected as Wyoming’s Football Player of the Century during fan balloting in 1992. As an All-Skyline Conference running back in 1959 and 1960, Hill was Wyoming’s leading rusher each season. The Cowboys posted a 25-6 record during his career, and won the 1958 Sun Bowl. The Lingle, Wyoming native finished his career with 1,374 rushing yards on 288 carries. He played eight seasons in the national Football League for the Baltimore colts. He ranks eighth on the Colt’s career rushing list with 2, 668 career yards. Hill played in the Super Bowl III and V. Inducted October 29, 1993.

Honors and Awards

  • First Team All-Skyline Conference, 1959, 1960
  • Selected Wyoming Football Player of the Century, 1992
  • Honorable Mention All-American, 1959, 1960
  • Admiral Emory S. Land Award Winner