Hilliard signs for Tabor football

Seated with him are parents Brenda and Gary Hilliard. Behind them are Lance Sawyer (left), HHS head football coach, and Mike Gardner, TC head coach. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press

Hillsboro High School senior Justus Hilliard signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play football this fall for Tabor College.? Hilliard was named to the Central Kansas League first team as a defensive back and received honorable mention as a running back. In his senior season he stepped into the quarterback role for the first time, rushing for 1,024 yards and 15 touchdowns and passing for 784 yards and seven touchdowns. Hilliard averaged just over 200 yards total offense per game. Defensively, he led the Trojans with four interceptions for 81 yards return yards and one touchdown. He was second in total tackles with 58.

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