Last season Hill emerged from the fifth of sixth most reliable option to at times the number two receiver with so many injuries to Nacua, Romney and others. This season, Hill seems to securely have the starting role, but will likely be overshadowed by Puka Nacua and Gunner Romney.
Hill doesn’t need to have outstanding statistics to be the kind of difference maker that the team needs him to be. If Hill can average four to five catches every game then he will be make the offense nearly impossible to defend.
As it is defenses are going to have to put their lockdown corners on Romney or Nacua. If the Cougars present a third dangerous option, defenses won’t be able to defend and stop the offense. If defenses go into a zone to try to share the responsibilities of defending, BYU will just find Rex or a running back every time. On top of that, having three outstanding receivers would be able to pick apart a zone defense anyway.
In other words, if Hill becomes a dangerous threat, watch out.