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Julian Hylton
Julian Hylton
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Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Tinley Park, Ill.

High School:
Lincoln-Way North

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
DB

Experience:
5-4

High School: Three-star recruit by Rivals and ESPN.com ... Ranked the No. 28 player in Illinois by ESPN.com and No. 31 by Rivals ... Rushed for 2,528 yards and 32 touchdowns on 349 carries (7.2 ypc) in 2013 to earn first-team IHSFCA All-State, Chicago Sun-Times All-Area and All-Southwest Suburban Red honors ... Also added 16 tackles and an interception on defense while leading team to the IHSA Class 6A quarterfinals in 2013 ... Rushed for 1,186 yards and 20 TDs on 155 carries (7.7 ypc) in 2012 ... Scored 342 career points ... Also a four-year letterwinner in track & field and one year in basketball ... 2013 IHSA Class 3A state runner-up in the 100m dash (10.79) ... Holds school records for 100m (10.68) and 200m dash (21.97).

Personal: Born Dec. 29, 1995 ... Son of Richard and Karla Harris Hylton ... Has two sisters ... Four-year scholar-athlete award and honor roll member ... Active in J. Kyle Braid Leadership Foundation and Science Honor Society ... Lists NFL star Adrian Peterson as his favorite athlete because "I admire the work ethic and determination he plays with." ... Majoring in kinesiology.

Updated July 2014

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