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John Dill
John Dill

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Florence, Ala.

High School:
Bradshaw

Last College:
Sewanee

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 254

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1L



COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS:
2007 (SENIOR):
December 15, 2007 UA graduate with degree in history; plans on pursuing law degree

2006 (JUNIOR): Played in four games in 2006-07 ... Scored two points against Texas Southern, making two of two free throws attempted ... Had an assist and a blcok in the Coppin State game ... Was placed on athletic scholarship for the spring 2007 semester ... Transferred to Alabama from Sewanee ... A redshirt at UA in 2005-06 as a transfer ... Averaged 1.1 points and 1.2 rebounds as a freshman, playing in 20 games at Sewanee in 2003-04 and 1.1 points and 1.3 rebounds playing in 20 games at Sewanee in 2004-05

PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2003 graduate of Bradshaw High School ... Team co-captain his senior season ... Averaged 8.0 points per game and 6.6 rebounds per game his senior season ... Led Bradshaw to its first area title in 20 years and first state ranking ... All-Area, Honorable Mention in 2003 ... Coached by Bruce Hamilton ... Competed in the Alabama Sports Fesitval with Shoals Blues and Florence Bruins

PERSONAL INFORMATION: Majored in history with a minor in finance at UA ... Member Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity ... His father, Johnny Dill, played guard at UA & lettered in 1973-74-75; UA won SEC in 1974 & 1975, was ranked in Top 10 in 1975 and went to NIT Final Four in 1973 ... Is first cousin to UA senior golfer, Gator Todd, making former UA & NFL quarterback Richard Todd his uncle; John & Gator's mothers are sisters, and the families live by one another in Florence ... Former UA teammate Jermareo Davidson nicknamed him "The Big Dill" ... Has a sister, Janie, also a UA student ... Parents are Johnny and Jane Dill ... Born June 2, 1985