Another former Wildcat has signed as an undrafted free agent, this time it's Austin Hill. He'll be joining Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks, his agent confirmed to AZ Desert Swarm.
Even though Seattle is a perennial Super Bowl contender, the wide receiver position is definitely not one of their strengths. In fact, a 2011 undrafted free agent, Chris Matthews, had 4 catches for 109 yards and a touchdown in the Super Bowl for Seattle. So there's hope that Hill will not only make the team, but can produce too. Plus, Hill's situation is a bit different than most UDFA's, as he likely wouldn't have gone undrafted if he didn't suffer a knee injury a couple years ago.
Hill posted 635 receiving yards this past year, and two seasons ago, he had 1,364 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns. The main reason for his decline in production was Rich Rodriguez' decision to use him in a tight end role, with Cayleb Jones picking up the majority of the reps as the big, outside target for Anu Solomon.