Taysom Hill is a multi-talented football star currently associated with the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). Despite losing out in the 2017 draft because of an injury-filled college career, He has wangled his way into the league and is now one of the playmakers in the Saints team. Interestingly, He is a multi-purpose player; he can fill any position either as a kick returner or running back. Ket’a know more about the player and his struggle in the field of the sports industry as a footballer through this article.
Taysom Hill is the owner of the Atlanta Falcons and utility player for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). Although listed as a backup quarterback on the official Saints depth chart, he has played at every offensive skill position. In total, Hill has taken snaps at seven different positions on offense and special teams. His wide array of utilization has earned him a reputation as one of the most unique and versatile players in the NFL.
Early Life & Education of Taysom Hill
Recalling his early life, Taysom Hill was born in Pocatello, Idaho to parents Doug Hill and Natalie Hill. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Virgo. He grew up along with his four siblings.
Regarding his education, He attended Highland High School and graduated in 2009. Soon after graduation, he enrolled at Brigham Young University for his youth career.
Taysom Football Career
- Before the inception of his college career, Taysom who is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was assigned to serve as a missionary in Australia from 2009 to 2011.
- Upon returns to the US, he continued his football career at Brigham Young University. Unfortunately, he was plagued by injuries throughout his college career and was unable to significant records.
- Coming from a rather unsuccessful collegiate career, He was not invited for the NFL draft combine drills. He featured in his school’s Pro Day where he showed a lot of athletic ability informed of the NFL scouts.
- After the 2017 NFL draft, the utility player went on to sign up with the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted agent. He featured in the Packers preseasons games where he made 14 passes with two touchdowns. he was dropped by the Packers before the beginning of the 2017 season.
- Shortly after that, He was recruited by the New Orleans Saints and he made the starting squad in December 2017. He played his first professional game against the Carolina Panthers. During the game, the player made two tackles against a Panthers kick returner.
- The following season, he was made the third-string quarterback for the team and he played in alternating positions both as a kick returner and running back throughout the 2018 season. Amazingly, He has continued to improve in his ga,e and still has more time to prove himself in the league.
- During a Week 13 match-up against divisional rival Atlanta Falcons in 2019 season, He recorded a receiving touchdown, 30-yard rushing touchdown, and blocked a punt that would set up a touchdown.
Personal Life of Taysm Hill
Reflecting on his personal life, Hill is a married man and currently in a marital relationship with his beautiful wife Emily Nixon. In 2013, the couple got engaged after Hill proposed her in her home town of College Station, Texas. Later, they got married on April 12th, 2014, in the Salt Lake Temple. Emily, who currently works as an accountant at Chatbooks, previously worked for McColee Partners/Snappower and Nu Skin Enterprises. It appears that the couple does not have children of their own, as there is no information about their children.
Taysom Hill’s Net Worth & Salary
although Hill is yet to be at his best, he has earned a reasonable amount of wealth from his football career. He made $465 Thousand in 2017 and in 2018, he earned %555 Thousand from his stint with the Saints. His nest successful season with the Saints would see the player pocket $645 Thousand. However, His net worth is still under review and can’t be ascertained at the moment.
Body Statistics of Taysom Hill
Observing his body statistics, Hill stands a height of 6 feet 3 inches with an athletic body build. He weighs around 100 Kg. He has a pair of blue eyes and lights brown hair color. His other body information is yet t be disclosed. In the case of an update, we will let you know.