2005 Compton Vikings Jr Midget Alumni Ronnie Hillman
Third-round draft pick Ronnie Hillman, a running back from San Diego State who had a 99-yard touchdown run against Wyoming last year, was all smiles Saturday at Broncos headquarters. (Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post)
Ronnie, One of the inagural player in 2005 of the Snoop Youth Football Legaue played for the Compton Vikings, Jr Midget division.
Former Head Coach and Commissioner of the SYFL, Haamid Wadood was please and excited to learn of Ronnie's draft to the NFL. " Ronnie was always a great player, very glad he received the recognition of all the hard work he put in".
"Here's a guy that as a quarterback you want in the backfield with you," Broncos executive vice president of football operations John Elway said. "When you get the ball in his hands, he has an opportunity to take it the distance every time he touches it. He can run it inside too. He can bang it in there. He's not afraid to run between the tackles."