December 18, 2006

It's in his blood

The last name Hills is one that Texas Longhorn fans are pretty familiar with. Tony Hills, the team's starting right tackle, was the country's top tight end prospect when he signed with Texas in 2003.

Five years later, the Longhorn fan base is hoping the Horns will again be able to tap into the Hills bloodline, this time by gaining an eventual commitment from Alief Elsik running back Jeremy Hills, Tony's younger brother.

The younger Hills, a 5-foot-11, 180-pound speedster of a tailback, is already receiving interest from programs around the country, including Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, TCU, Florida, Ohio State, Houston and Miami. A handful of those schools have caught Hills' early attention, although he said he's nowhere near ready to formulate an official list of favorites.

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