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Born: October 2, 1987
Hometown: Palmetto, FL
6' 4", 210
College: Tennessee State
Roster Status: Active

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Tampa Bay's Hills Named Wide Receiver of the Year
AFL Press Release
The Arena Football League has announced that Tampa Bay Storm wide receiver Joe Hills has been named 2017 AFL Wide Receiver of the Year. Hills becomes the first-player to be recognized in back-to-back years and first receiver to be named to the award twice.

Hills Breaks AFL Record For Consecutive Games With A Receiving Touchdown
Tampa Bay Storm Press Release
Tampa Bay Storm wide receiver Joe Hills caught a receiving touchdown for the 79th consecutive game, to become the holder of the longest streak in Arena Football League history for most consecutive games with a receiving touchdown.

Tampa Bay Storm survives AFL's tempest
FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
The Tampa Bay Storm open their 30th season and 26th in Tampa Saturday night in Cleveland against the Gladiators. It will be a whole new look, with 20 new players, a new head coach and a revamped league.

Hills Returns To Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay Storm Press Release
The Tampa Bay Storm is proud to announce that it has acquired 2016 Under Armour Offensive Player of the Year, Cutters Receiver of the Year, and three-time All-Arena selection, Joe Hills.

Hills Named Off Player of the Year
Jacksonville Sharks Press Release
JACKSONVILLE The Jacksonville Sharks and the Arena Football League announced Thursday that the League has named Jacksonville wide receiver Joe Hills as the 2016 Under Armour Offensive Player of the Year for the 2016 season.

Jacksonville's Hills named Cutters Receiver of the Year
AFL Press Release
The Arena Football League Office announces that Jacksonville Sharks wide receiver Joe Hills has been named Cutters Receiver of the Year.

Grady throws for 10 TDs, but Sharks come up short
Florida Times-Union

Sharks fall to Rattlers in desert duel
WJXT Jacksonville

Soul Look For Bounce Back Performance Saturday In Jacksonville
CBS Local

Officials, slow start bother Preds coach in loss to Sharks
Orlando Sentinel

Sharks sharp in win over Orlando
Florida Times-Union

Hills' Elite Eight Leads Sharks Past Predators
Adam Markowitz, ArenaFan.com
ORLANDO -- Have a night, Joe Hills. Odds have it, you've probably never heard of the man who holds the record for the most touchdowns in a game in AFL history. Kevin Prentiss played in the league for just five games, but in one of the five he scored nine TDs to set the league record.

Sharks ready for revenge at Orlando this Friday
WJXT Jacksonville

Four interceptions propel Sharks past Portland
Florida Times-Union

Sharks looking to find momentum
Florida Times-Union

Sharks collapse in loss to Gladiators
WJXT Jacksonville

Sharks looking for road win at Cleveland
Florida Times-Union

Sharks fall to Rattlers in overtime thriller
WJXT Jacksonville

Rattlers need overtime to prevail in Jacksonville
Arizona Sports

Orlando Predators time management helps secure win
Orlando Sports Daily (blog)

Sharks lose home opener to Orlando
Florida Times-Union

Rivalry renewed in Sharks' home opener
Florida Times-Union

Despite having just eight teams, AFL confident in its long-term sustainability
Florida Times-Union
The AFL lost another team last week, but commissioner Scott Butera and Jacksonville Sharks owner Jeff Bouchy insist it was a positive move for the long-term sustainability of the league.

Joe Hills to suit up for Sharks in 2016
Jacksonville Sharks Press Release
The Jacksonville Sharks announced Monday that wide receiver Joe Hills will return to the team on a one-year contract, as Hills has been assigned to the Jacksonville roster. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Sharks hope comeback ends with ArenaBowl XXVII title
Stockton Record
The Jacksonville Sharks do not have as good a record nor as many championships as the San Jose SaberCats, and they dont have a coach with the same strong ties to the city where the Arena Football League championship will be decided.

For slow-starting Jacksonville Sharks, championship rings at stake in ArenaBowl
Florida Times-Union
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Soul fall short with heartbreaking loss in conference title game
Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
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Sharks advance to ArenaBowl XXVIII
First Coast News
oast NewsSharks advance to ArenaBowl XXVIIIFirst Coast NewsMany Arena Football League games are decided in the final minute, and that's what happened on Sunday evening. With 23 seconds remaining in the game, Julian Rauch missed a 29-yard field goal attempt which would've given the Sharks an 8 point lead.and more »

ArenaBowl XXVIII Interviews
ArenaFan.com Press Release
ArenaFan.com's exclusive interviews for ArenaBowl XXVIII in Stockton, CA between the San Jose SaberCats and the Jacksonville Sharks.

Sharks force four turnover, including one on final play, to earn trip to ...
Florida Times-Union
Florida Times-UnionThe Jacksonville Sharks were every bit the “Dream Team” everyone expected, if not more, in a 61-56 win at Philadelphia Sunday night that will send them to the ArenaBowl for the second time in five years. Joe Hills caught five passes – all for ...and more »

Sharks RB Derrick Ross knows there is 'bad blood' going into American ...
Florida Times-Union
Florida Times-UnionAfter spending the last four years running the ball for the Philadelphia Soul, Derrick Ross knows the emotions in Sunday night's American Conference championship likely will go beyond football. Now with Jacksonville, the AFL's all-time leading rusher ...

Quest for rings trumps awards as Sharks prepare for AFL conference title game
Florida Times-Union
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Three Jacksonville Sharks defensive players on All-Arena team
Florida Times-Union
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Sharks withstand Orlando's surge to advance to conference championship game
Florida Times-Union
The Sharks withstood a 13-point surge that cut a 21-point halftime lead to eight by the Orlando Predators to open the second half and pulled away to a 55-33 win that had the guests celebrating as the hometown crowd made an early exit.

Sharks maul Predators, advance to conference title game against Philly
Florida Times-Union
maul Predators, advance to conference title game against PhillyFlorida Times-UnionORLANDO | There were no letdowns, no emotion-swinging mistakes and no panicking for the Jacksonville Sharks after Orlando scored the first 13 points of the second half Saturday night. As a result, they didn't make an early exit from the playoffs.and more »

Early struggles doom Predators in playoff loss to Sharks
Orlando Sentinel
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2015 Arena Football League Records and Milestones
Adam Markowitz, ArenaFan.com
The 2015 AFL regular season is said and done with, and as is the case each and every year, many records have been set and milestones have been reached.

Better late than never for Sharks
Florida Times-Union
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Sharks finish regular season with win
WJXT Jacksonville
finish regular season with winWJXT JacksonvilleTiger Jones scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter as the Jacksonville Sharks closed out the regular season with a win on Saturday night, rallying from behind to defeat the New Orleans VooDoo by a 36-33 count in front of 11,486 on Sea Best Field.and more »

Sharks player's TD celebration goes viral
Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville Sharks crush Tampa Bay storm to earn playoff spot | jacksonville.com
Florida Times-Union
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Greg Reid's late interceptions set up Sharks' win | jacksonville.com
Florida Times-Union
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Reid's 2 interceptions fuel Jacksonville Sharks victory over Philadelphia ...
Florida Times-Union
Florida Times-UnionThe things that were expected to be easy all year for the Jacksonville Sharks, including the victories, continued to be more difficult than necessary Saturday night at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. But unlike so many other games in an ...and more »

Jacksonville Sharks embarrassed by 72-48 loss at lowly Portland
Florida Times-Union

Sharks continue playoff push at Portland
Florida Times-Union
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Hills, Kizer, and Cruz earn weekly honors
AFL Press Release
Jacksonville Sharks wide receiver Joe Hills has been awarded Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Week, while LA KISS defensive back Rayshaun Kizer has been awarded Riddell Defensive Player of the Week, and Arizona Rattlers Jack linebacker AJ Cruz has been awarded J. Lewis Small Playmaker of the Week for Week 12 of the 2015 Arena Football League season.

Fifth consecutive victory for Jacksonville Sharks
Florida Times-Union
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Sharks rout VooDoo, win for fourth time in five games
Florida Times-Union
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Sharks stop Gladiators
Florida Times-Union

Sharks hope to put 1-5 start in rearview mirror at Cleveland
Florida Times-Union
hope to put 1-5 start in rearview mirror at ClevelandFlorida Times-UnionJacksonville Sharks wide receiver Joe Hills said the team has one goal for Saturday night's game at Cleveland: “We got to tear the rearview mirror off and move forward.” At 1-5 the Sharks don't need to look back to understand the gravity of their situation.and more »

Sharks fall to Tampa Bay; 63-28
WJXT Jacksonville
fall to Tampa Bay; 63-28WJXT JacksonvilleThe Jacksonville Sharks gave up three touchdowns in the final 2:02 of the first half on Saturday night, and could not recover from that Tampa Bay Storm surge, falling by a 63-28 count at Amalie Arena.and more »

Sharks crush Outlaws, roll to first win of season
Florida Times-Union

Infographic: Six for Six
ArenaFan.com Press Release
Sharks WR Joe Hills moved in to the Top 5 for consecutive games with a receiving TD. Who is he now chasing?

Mistakes add up to another loss for Jacksonville Sharks
Florida Times-Union
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Tough early road for winless Jacksonville Sharks gets no easier
Florida Times-Union

Sharks' troubles continue in 63-52 loss at Philadelphia
Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville Sharks' Ross takes two losses, game against Soul, personally
Florida Times-Union

Raudabaugh, Phinisee and Hills earn weekly honors
AFL Press Release
Philadelphia Soul quarterback Dan Raudabaugh has been awarded Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Week, while Cleveland Gladiators defensive back Joe Phinisee has been awarded Riddell Defensive Player of the Week and Jacksonville Sharks wide receiver Joe Hills has been awarded J. Lewis Small Playmaker of the Week for Week 1 of the 2015 Arena Football League season.

Sharks kick off AFL season at New Orleans
Florida Times-Union

New look VooDoo open 2015 against old school Sharks
SportsNOLA.com

Storm meets Cleveland on Friday in season opener
Tampabay.com

Jacksonville Sharks will be a work in progress when season starts
Florida Times-Union

Standout receiver Joe Hills joins Sharks
Jacksonville Sharks Press Release
The Jacksonville Sharks announced Tuesday that the team has made another major addition in free agency, as All-Arena wide receiver Joe Hills has joined the team. Hills has been assigned to the Jacksonville roster on a one-year contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Power sign free agent receiver and defensive lineman
Tribune-Review

Shock win fourth straight with 55-52 triumph over Storm
The Spokesman Review

Cleveland Gladiators slide past Tampa Bay Storm, 48-41
The Plain Dealer

Storm beat Barnstormers in overtime, 62-56
Tbo.com

Derrick Ross makes history, but Soul collapse during loss to Storm
Philly.com

Tampa Bay takes down VooDoo
The New Orleans Advocate

Shock hope to deliver long-distance win
The Spokesman Review

Spokane beats Storm
Tampabay.com

Orlando Predators take 77-65 victory over Tampa Bay Storm
Orlando Sentinel

Storm tops New Orleans in Arena League opener
Tampabay.com

Storm coach trying to build family atmosphere
Tbo.com

Storm lose to Jacksonville, eliminated from playoffs
Tampabay.com

AFL playoff preview: Storm at Jacksonville
Tampabay.com

Storm fall in regular-season finale
Tbo.com

Tampa Bay Storm falls to San Antonio
Tampabay.com

Shock rally to beat Tampa Bay
The Spokesman Review

Shock Can Clinch Playoff Spot with Win, Help
KHQ Right Now

Storm receiver Hills building resume
Tampabay.com

Orlando Predators hold off Tampa Bay Storm 55-48 in Arena Football League ...
Orlando Sentinel

Storm loses to Orlando
Tampabay.com (blog)

Storm win wild one in Iowa
Tbo.com

Visiting Soul drop Storm under .500
Tbo.com

Storm defeats Pittsburgh Power, 62-34
SportsPageMagazine.com

Storm run game provides wrinkle for Shock
The Spokesman Review

Predators fall to 0-4, lose to Storm in I-4 battle 53-35
Bay News 9 - Bay News 9

Arena football: Tampa Bay Storm defeat Utah Blaze
Salt Lake Tribune

Four more return to Storm
Tampa Bay Storm Press Release
The Tampa Bay Storm is pleased to announce the return of five more players from the 2012 roster, wide receiver Joe Hills, kicker Juan Bongarra and fullback/defensive linemen Terence Crosby and Wondell Rutledge.

Shock seek 10th win
The Spokesman Review

Shock QB Rowley keeps busy during bye
The Spokesman Review

Shock make roster moves; Williams let go
The Spokesman Review (subscription)