Freeze on the 2017 Ole Miss Football Signing Class
Six All-Americans, 11 Four-Star Prospects among 22-Man Class
Four-year Football Letterwinner Mike Hilton, Softball Player Alex Schneider to Participate
Freeze Recaps Win Over No. 11 Georgia, Previews Homecoming Matchup with Memphis
More Ole Miss Players Chase Pro Dreams after Five Draft Picks Last Week
Played in the 2016 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.CAREER: Started at every position in the defensive backfield during his Ole Miss career.
2015: All-SEC second team (Coaches, AP, Phil Steele) ... Jim Thorpe Award semifinalist ... Named Ole Miss Most Valuable Senior by the Jackson Touchdown Club ... Started 11 of 13 games this season (five at Rover, six at Huskie), while also playing some cornerback ... Topped all SEC DBs and ranked second on the team with 12.5 TFLs ... Finished third in the SEC with 15 passes defended ... Tied for second on team with 70 tackles ... Earned fourth letter ... vs. UT Martin (9/5/15): Started at Rover ... vs. Fresno State (9/12/15): Posted six tackles (one solo), a TFL, 0.5 sack and a forced fumble in start ... at #2 Alabama (9/19/15): Made four solo tackles and broke up two passes in start ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/26/15): Made six tackles (two solo) and broke up two passes in start ... at #23 Florida (10/3/15): Posted six stops (four solo) with 0.5 TFL and a pass breakup in start ... vs. New Mexico State (10/10/15): Had a huge game in first start of season at Huskie, posting four solo stops, a career-high 3.0 TFLs, an interception and a pass breakup ... at #22 Memphis (10/17/15): Stuffed the stats sheet with a career-high 11 tackles (10 solo), 2.5 TFLs, 1.0 sack, an interception and a pass breakup, in start ... vs. #15 Texas A&M (10/24/15): Recorded one tackle for a loss in start ... at Auburn (10/31/15): Made four tackles (three solo) and had a QB hurry in start ... vs. Arkansas (11/7/15): Made four tackles (three solo) ... vs. #15 LSU (11/21/15): Collected nine tackles (seven solo), a TFL and three pass breakups ... at #21 Mississippi State (11/28/15): Led the team with 10 tackles (seven solo), recording 2.0 TFLs and a PBU, in start ... Sugar Bowl vs. #16 Oklahoma State (1/1/16): Made five tackles (three solo) with 1.5 TFLs and a pair of pass breakups ... Preseason All-SEC third team (Athlon) ... Spring 2015: Named the 25th recipient of the Chucky Mullins Courage Award and will wear Mullins’ No. 38 jersey in 2015 ... Moved from cornerback to Rover safety in the spring.SPRING 2015: Became the 25th player to receive the Chucky Mullins Courage Award and wears Mullins’ No. 38 jersey in 2015 ... Moved from cornerback to Rover safety in the spring ... Missed the spring game with a right thumb injury.
2014: Tied for 10th in the SEC with three interceptions, tied for 16th with 0.77 passes defended per game ... Led team with 71 tackles, while adding 4.0 TFLs and seven PBUs ... Started every game (11 at boundary cornerback, two at Rover) ... Helped Ole Miss lead the nation in scoring defense (16.0 ppg) and rank top 20 in total defense and passing defense ... Earned third letter ... vs. Boise State (8/28/14): Led the Rebels with a career-igh nine tackles (eight solo) and 0.5 TFL ... at Vanderbilt (9/6/14): Had three tackles (one solo) and a career-high three PBUs ... vs. UL-Lafayette (9/13/14): Posted four solo stops, an interception, a pass breakup and a QB hurry ... vs. Memphis (9/27/14): Made six tackles (three solo) with 0.5 TFL and a PBU ... vs. #1 Alabama (10/4/14): Recorded five tackles (three solo) with a TFL ... at #14 Texas A&M (10/11/14): Made first career start at Rover and had seven tackles (five solo), 0.5 TFL and a pass breakup ... vs. Tennessee (10/18/14): Made three tackles and picked off a pass ... at #23 LSU (10/25/14): Made eight tackles (five solo) and picked off a pass ... vs. #3 Auburn (11/1/14): Recorded eight tackles (five solo) and 1.5 TFLs ... vs. Presbyterian (11/8/14): Posted one tackle and a pass breakup in start at Rover ... at Arkansas (11/22/14): Made six tackles (one solo) ... vs. #4 Mississippi State (11/29/14): Collected six solo stops ... Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl vs. #6 TCU (12/31/14): Posted five stops (four solo).
2013: Played in and started 11 games (one at huskie, one at free safety, nine at corner) ... Missed the LSU and Idaho games with a hamstring injury ... Finished tied for fifth on the team with 52 tackles and fifth on the team with 5.5 TFLs ... Tied for fourth on the team with five passes defended (including an interception) ... Earned second letter ... at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): Started at huskie and made five tackles (four solo), tying a career high with 2.0 TFLs ... vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Started at CB and had four tackles (one solo) ... at Texas (9/14/13): Made a career-high seven tackles (six solo), including 2.0 TFLs, in start ... at #1 Alabama (9/28/13): Made four solo stops, including a TFL, in start ... at Auburn (10/5/13): Tallied a career-high eight tackles (six solo) in start ... vs. #9 Texas A&M (10/12/13): Assisted on a tackle in start and injured his hamstring ... vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Made a tackle and had two pass breakups in start ... vs. Troy (11/16/13): Recorded four tackles (two solo) and his first career interception in start ... vs. #8 Missouri (11/23/13): Posted seven stops (six solo) and a pass breakup in start ... at Mississippi State (11/28/13): Shared the team lead with seven tackles and broke up a pass in start ... Music City Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (12/30/13): Made his first career start at free safety and tallied four tackles (three solo), a half TFL and a forced fumble.
2012: Played in 12 games with four starts at Huskie and one at cornerback ... Recorded 33 tackles, 3.5 TFLs, 2.0 sacks, two pass breakups and two forced fumbles ... Earned first letter ... vs. UTEP (9/8): Made his collegiate debut ... vs. #12 Texas (9/15): Posted his first two tackles of his career ... at Tulane (9/22): Made four stops (three solo) ... vs. Texas A&M (10/6): Made first career start (dimeback) and had three solo tackles, including 2.0 sacks, and forced a fumble ... vs. Auburn (10/13): Tallied five tackles (four solo) with a TFL ... at Arkansas (10/27): Made six tackles (four solo) and broke up two passes in a start at Huskie ... at #6 Georgia (11/3): Posted three assisted tackles, including one for a loss of 1 yard in a start ... vs. Vanderbilt (11/10): Posted five tackles (four solo) ... at #7 LSU (11/17): Posted four tackles (three solo) and forced a fumble ... vs. #24 Mississippi State (11/24): Assisted on a tackle in start ... Member of the 2012 signing class.
HIGH SCHOOL: Helped lead team to a 12-1 record and the state playoffs as a senior ... Named honorable mention Class AAA All-State by the Georgia Sports Writers Association ... Played safety as a junior and broke the school record with nine interceptions ... Ranked as the No. 71 player in Georgia by Rivals.com and the No. 78 running back in the nation by Scout.com ... Coached in high school by Chip Walker.
PERSONAL: Son of Michael and Cynthia Hilton ... Full name is Michael Hilton ... Born: March 9, 1994 ... General studies major ... Made U.M.A.A. Honor Roll for Spring 2015.
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