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Barkley Hill continues transition to linebacker at UNI

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At Cedar Falls High School was a record setting tailback named to the Parade All-American.  After beginning his college football career at Iowa, Hill transferred to UNI last spring. Now he is making another move. Hill is moving from offense to defense and from tailback to linebacker. UNI Head Coach Mark Farley suggested the move before spring because a crowded Panther backfield and a need for help at linebacker.  Hill who hasn't played linebacker since junior high is excited about the move.

Barkley Hill --"It's been pretty smooth--guys have been helping me out with Terminology--Coach JJ has been doing a great job to helping me identify offensive formations --correct checks positioning and footwork stuff like that..."

"Everybody has got speed and everybody has got strength ..We've got a great group of backers guys who played more than one position--we've got guys who can play nickel as SAM and Mike and be rotated so that aspect is going to make the group special..."

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