JACKSON (JSUTigers.com) - Jackson State University mourns the loss of legendary head football coach Robert "Bob" Hill. Hill passed away early Tuesday (May 17) morning. The cause of death is not known at this time.
As Jackson State's head coach (1971-75) Hill led the Tigers to a 40-12-1 record and won three SWAC championships (1972, 1973 and 1975). During his tenure as head coach the Tigers fielded some of the best football talent in the country in standouts like Walter Payton, Eddie Payton, Jackie Slater and Robert Brazile.
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