Perry Hills

Perry Hills (Rivals.com)

This is part of a series of 2012 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 1. All answers are provided by the featured player.

Name: Perry Hills
Birthdate: April 21, 1993
Birthplace: Pittsburgh
Hometown: Pittsburgh
Height: 6-3
Weight: 205
Position: Quarterback
Nickname: None
High School: Pittsburgh Central Catholic
Senior statistics: 2,000 yards passing, 13 touchdown passes, two interceptions, four rushing scores.

Rankings: Rivals.com -- Three-star prospect, No. 30 player in Pennsylvania. Scout.com -- Three-star prospect, No. 28 quarterback. ESPN.com -- Three-star prospect, No. 46 player in Pennsylvania, No. 77 quarterback, 76 rating. 247Sports.com -- Three-star prospect, No. 26 player in Pennsylvania, No. 40 pro-style quarterback, 84 rating.
Bench max: 285
Squat: 415
40-yard dash: 4.57
Runner-up: Miami (Ohio)
Other schools considered: Kent State, Temple, West Virginia
Favorite NFL player: Tom Brady
Favorite NFL team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite all-time Terp: Torrey Smith
Favorite music: Eminem
Favorite book: Season of Life by Jeffrey Marx
Favorite movie: 300
Favorite TV show: MythBusters
Favorite food: “Any kind of Italian food, whether it’s pizza or pasta.”
Favorite high school class: Physical fitness and nutrition
Favorite thing about College Park: “The campus is breathtaking. It’s one of the best campuses I’ve seen.”
Other high school sports: Wrestling, Track
Hobbies: PlayStation 3
Intended major: Civil engineering
Something that not many people know about you: “I go to church every week.”
Best football moment: “Winning against Archbishop Wood on ESPN this year.”
Role model: “I’d have to say my grandma because she’s been through a lot with her health and everything, and she keeps fighting through it, trying to live a happy life.”
Why Maryland? “I just really got along with the coaching staff. The campus is not too far away from home – only about three-and-a-half hours. It’s a great campus, a great school academically, and it just seems like the perfect fit for me.”