Ronnie Hillman on NFL Total Access

'Aztec For Life' Ronnie Hillman appeared on NFL Total Access on Monday

‘Aztec For Life’ Ronnie Hillman appeared on NFL Total Access on Monday

When veteran running back Willis McGahee was released last week, the Denver Broncos made a clear statement.

They like their young running backs.

‘Aztec For Life’ Ronnie Hillman is one of those young backs, and he is expected to see an increased role in 2013. The second-year pro Hillman and rookie Montee Ball have seen the most action in team activities so far this offseason, and both are fiercely competing for the starting job.

Hillman appeared on NFL Total Access yesterday and talked about the competition for the starting job, the pressure of playing with future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning, and his goals of having a career similar to those of San Diego legends Marshall Faulk and LaDainian Tomlinson.


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Russell Allen – Linebacker, Jacksonville Jaguars

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Aaron Brewer – Long snapper, Denver Broncos

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Vincent Brown – Wide receiver, San Diego Chargers

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Miles Burris – Linebacker, Oakland Raiders

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Brice Butler  Wide receiver, Oakland Raiders

Coming soon


Brandyn Dombrowski – Offensive line, San Diego Chargers

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Tommie Draheim – Offensive line, Kansas City Chiefs

(Photo Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports)


Nik Embernate – Offensive line, Pittsburgh Steelers

Coming soon


Gavin Escobar  Tight end, Dallas Cowboys

Coming soon


Heath Farwell – Linebacker, Seattle Seahawks

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Ronnie Hillman – Running back, Denver Broncos

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Ryan Katz – Quarterback, Denver Broncos

Coming soon


Ryan Lindley – Quarterback, Arizona Cardinals

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Jerome Long  Defensive line, Dallas Cowboys

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Lance Louis – Offensive line, Miami Dolphins

(Photo Credit: Kyle Terada/US Presswire)


Leon McFadden – Cornerback, Cleveland Browns

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Kassim Osgood – Wide receiver, San Francisco 49ers

Kassim Osgood: Aztecs in the NFL


DeMarco Sampson – Wide receiver, Buffalo Bills

(Photo Credit: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)


Brian Stahovich – Punter, Buffalo Bills

Coming soon


Brett Swain – Wide receiver, Seattle Seahawks

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Roberto Wallace – Wide receiver,  Tennessee Titans

(Photo Credit: AP Photo/The Miami Herald, Charles Trainor Jr.)


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Antwan Applewhite – Linebacker/Defensive end

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Kirk Morrison – Linebacker

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Chaz Schilens – Wide receiver

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Aztecs in the NFL: 2013 Offseason Update

'Aztec For Life' DeMarco Sampson signed with the Philadelphia Eagles this offseason. (Ernie Anderson)

‘Aztec For Life’ DeMarco Sampson signed with the Philadelphia Eagles this offseason. (Ernie Anderson)

Aztec fans,

With a handful of NFL teams beginning their offseason workouts this week, many ‘Aztecs For Life’ are back to work and preparing for the 2013 season. Teams with new head coaches began workouts on Monday and Tuesday, while the rest of the teams begin their programs on April 15 or April 22.

Last season, 14 ‘Aztecs For Life’ were on NFL active rosters. 11 of those 14 remain with the same team, while three have become free agents. Additionally, four players who were free agents in 2012 were signed to an NFL roster in the offseason.

Aztecs in the NFL: 2012 
LB Russell Allen – Jacksonville Jaguars, April 2*
LB Antwan Applewhite – Carolina Panthers**
LS Aaron Brewer – Denver Broncos, April 15*
WR Vincent Brown – San Diego Chargers, April 1*
LB Miles Burris – Oakland Raiders, April 15*
OT/OG Brandyn Dombrowski – San Diego Chargers, April 1*
LB Heath Farwell – Seattle Seahawks, April 15*
RB Ronnie Hillman – Denver Broncos, April 15*
QB Ryan Lindley – Arizona Cardinals, April 2*
OG Lance Louis – Miami Dolphins***, April 15*
LB Kirk Morrison – Buffalo Bills**
WR Kassim Osgood – Detroit Lions, April 15*
OT Will Robinson – New Orleans Saints**
WR Chaz Schilens – New York Jets**

2013 Offseason Free Agent Signings
OL Tommie Draheim – Kansas City Chiefs, April 1*
DL Jerome Long – Jacksonville Jaguars, April 2*
WR DeMarco Sampson – Philadelphia Eagles, April 1*
WR Roberto Wallace – Tennessee Titans, April 22*

*Offseason workout start date
**Current Free Agent (Released or expired contract)
***Played with Chicago Bears in 2012, signed by Miami in 2013


Don’t forget to watch the NFL Draft beginning on April 25 to see which ‘Aztecs For Life’ will have the opportunity to join this list.

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Hunter Hewitt: Facebook – http://facebook.com/hunterhewittSDSU
Hunter Hewitt: Tumblr – http://hunterhewitt.tumblr.com
Hunter Hewitt: About.me – http://about.me/hunterhewitt
Hunter Hewitt: BrandYourself – http://hunterhewitt.net/
Hunter Hewitt: GoAztecs.com Player Profile – http://goaztecs.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/hewitt_hunter00.html
Hunter Hewitt: SDSU News Team Story: http://newscenter.sdsu.edu/sdsu_newscenter/news.aspx?s=73846


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