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RB Dontrell Hilliard
STATUS: AGREED TO TERMS - MARCH 19
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5'11 | 202 lbs
HOMETOWN: BATON ROUGE, LA
ACQUIRED: FREE AGENT - 2021
NFL EXPERIENCE (NFL/TITANS): 4/1
GAMES PLAYED/GAMES STARTED: 40/5 (PLAYOFFS: 1/0)
The Titans signed running back Dontrell Hilliard to their practice squad on Oct. 27, 2021. The 5-foot-11-inch, 202 pounder was originally signed as an undrafted college free agent by the Cleveland Browns in 2018. Prior to arriving in Tennessee, the Tulane product appeared in 32 games with stops in Cleveland (2018-20) and Houston (2020) and has rushed 22 times for 97 yards and two touchdowns, while also registering 22 receptions for 199 yards. As a returner, he has posted a 7.1-yard average on 15 punt returns and 23.1-yard average on 23 kickoff returns.
- In his first career rushing attempt, Hilliard scored a four-yard touchdown against the Tennessee Titans on Sept. 8, 2019.
- .Hilliard competed in outdoor track and field while at Tulane. His 4x100- relay team placed third in the AAC.
- Hilliard is active in supporting and promoting Fuel Up to Play 60, the leading in-school health and wellness program that empowers students and educators to work together to build healthier schools and create healthy, high achieving students. He also supports gun violence prevention. Hilliard has represented both causes during My Cause, My Cleats.
- The Baton Rouge, la., native was originally signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted college free agent on May, 5, 2018.
- Waived by the Browns on Sept. 1, 2018 and signed to the team's practice squad a day later.
- Signed by the Browns to the team's active roster off the practice squad on Oct. 9, 2018.
- Waived by the Browns on Sept. 5, 2020 and signed to the team's practice squad a day later.
- Signed by the Browns to the team's active roster off the practice squad on Sept. 30, 2020.
- Waived by the Browns on Dec. 13, 2020.
- Claimed off waivers by the Houston Texans on Dec. 15, 2020.
- Waived by the Texans on Aug. 19, 2021.
- Signed by the Titans to their practice squad on Oct. 27, 2021.
- Activated from the practice squad to the active roster standard elevation on Oct. 30, 2021.
- Activated from the practice squad to the active roster standard elevation on Nov. 20, 2021.6, 2021.