Daxton Hill (born September 29, 2000) is an American football safety for the National Football League’s Cincinnati Bengals (NFL). He attended Michigan University and was selected by the Bengals in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Hill went to Tulsa’s Booker T. Washington High School. He was named Oklahoma’s Gatorade Football Player of the Year as a senior in 2019.
He took part in the 2019 US Army All-American Game. He committed to play collegiate football at the University of Michigan as a five-star recruit before transferring to the University of Alabama and then back to Michigan.
Hill appeared in 13 games with three starts as a true freshman at Michigan in 2019, recording 36 tackles and one interception. He started six games as a sophomore in 2020, totaling 46 tackles and one interception.
He returned to Michigan as a starter in 2021 and was named to the Big Ten’s first team. Hill declared for the 2022 NFL Draft on January 6, 2022.
The Cincinnati Bengals selected Hill in the first round (31st overall) in the 2022 NFL Draft. Justice Hill, his brother, was selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft.