Lonzell Hill, Receiver 1987-1990

Saints rookie receiver Lonzell Hill in 1987 against Houston
Receiver Lonzell as a rookie in 1987.

Rookie Saints Receiver Lonzell Hill

A 2nd-round draft pick from Washington in 1987, Hill played just 4 years for the Saints. Here he is during his rookie season in a preseason game against the Houston Oilers. His best seasons came in 1988 and 1989 when he had a total of 114 catches for 1339 yards, a 11.7 average-yards-per-catch and 11 touchdowns. He also returned punts those 2 years.
He is also remembered as the son of All-Pro receiver J.D. Hill.

Lonzell Hill’s Receiving Statistics

Catches Yards Average Longest TDs
1987 19 322 16.9 36 2
1988 66 703 10.7 35 7
1989 48 636 13.3 46 4
1990 3 35 11.7 13 0
Totals 136 1696 12.5 46 13

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