5-Star LB Justin Hilliard: Compares to Patrick Willis, Looks Up to Luke Kuechly

Full Ride@BR_FullRideB/R VideoMarch 24, 2014

Five-star linebacker Justin Hilliard is an absolute beast on the field, and he will be striking fear into college offenses soon enough. The 6'2", 230-pound star is being recruited by the top programs in the country, including Alabama, Ohio State, Notre Dame and Michigan. 

Hilliard attends St. Xavier High School—the same high school Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly went to. Check out what kind of advice Hilliard got from the 2013 Defensive Player of the Year. 


Highlights courtesy of XOS Digital.

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