Hillman is the same size as Floyd Little was. Hillman was also a work horse back like Floyd. Had 1532 yds/17 TDs on 262 carries as a 19 year old fresman, 1722/19 on 311 as a 20 year old sophomore. Broke all of Marshall Faulks significant school records. Rarely hurt (missed most of the Boise State game with an ankle tweak). He is still only 21 even today. He's not as fast as Floyd was (few are/were) but is a 4.4/40 type. Look at his college game youtubes and you should be impressed.
He looked OK in the playoff game and is a work in progress. Can't believe some would cut him for not being a 21 year old probowler yet.
Hillman sounds like he could be a nice 3rd down back. Although, Greg is absolutely right... he needs to block better. If Fox wants to do a tandem style RBBC, Hillman could be the #2, but he doesn't have it locked down by any means. I'm sure we'll find out how much he likes Hillman during this draft. I keep hearing we will be looking to draft a RB early (1st or 2nd round early), and if that's the case and we don't grab a power back (Bell, Ball), maybe he won't be in the equation for much longer. I doubt we'd go scat back that early, but we may look at a complete back like Randle or Stephfan Johnson or someone like that.
As cliche as it may sound, I'd like to raise another round, and if your bottle's empty help yourself to mine, thank you for your time and here's to life.