34 - Bryan Hilliard|
|Previous School:||Laguna Creek HS|
The leading returning rusher on the team, Hilliard enters the season as the probable starter in the backfield…has a good mix of power and speed.
2007 Season: Named honorable mention all-Big Sky as a true freshman…began the year slowly, carrying the ball just one time for three yards during the first three games…from that point, had 153 carries for 823 yards in the final eight games…if you exclude the game at Montana State (2 carries, 2 yards), he averaged 117.7 yards per game during that span…had four games with at least 100 yards, including the final three of the season…biggest performance came in the season finale where he had 243 yards and three touchdowns against Idaho State…his yardage total ranks ninth in school single game history and made him just the seventh Hornet to record a 200-yard game…scored six of his seven touchdowns in the final three games…also crossed the century mark against Northern Colorado (168), UC Davis (105) and Northern Arizona (100)…team was 3-1 in games in which he rushed for at least 100 yards…ranked second on the team, and was the highest scoring non-kicker, with 42 points.
High School: A 2007 graduate of Laguna Creek HS in Elk Grove, Calif…named honorable mention all-metro by The Sacramento Bee and first team all-Delta Valley League following his senior season...rushed for 1,304 yards and 15 touchdowns during the 2006 season...averaged 5.72 yards per carry on 228 attempts...averaged 144.9 yards per game...also had 11 receptions for 117 yards...best rushing performance came against Florin HS where he had 332 yards, three touchdowns and a pair of two-point conversions...rushed for over 100 yards in seven of his eight games...had only seven carries in his one sub-100-yard game...was second in the Delta River League in rushing...also played baseball and basketball for the Cardinals...was named first team all-league and honorable mention all-city in baseball as a junior.
Personal: Born 3-24-89…has yet to declare a major…parents are Bryan and Lennifer.