East Carolina Starts 2012 Season With Two-Hour Workout
Hopes to fully complete comeback efforts for first active campaign with the Pirate program after suffering a season-ending right knee injury during the opening practice of fall camp a year ago ... Was kept out of spring drills to continue rehabilitation work, but sports medicine personnel are hopeful for clearance prior to preseason workouts in 2012 and subsequent contributions as a reserve in the secondary or on special teams ... Because of the injury, was unable to engage in the entire strength and conditioning testing process.
2011: Suffered aforementioned injury on Aug. 5 during first-ever collegiate practice and was lost of the season (medical redshirt) ... Signed with the Pirate program in February.
High School: A two-year starter at cornerback for the Yellow Jackets ... Named to the Anderson Independent Mail All-Area team as a senior ... Made six interceptions, nine pass breakups and 31 tackles during final year ... Also added a pair of defensive touchdowns in 2010 ... Guided the Yellow Jackets to a 7-6 record and the second round of the Class 4A Division II playoffs for just the second time in program history ... Booked 33 tackles and a team-high seven interceptions as a junior ... An all-region honoree following junior season ... A reserve defensive back on the varsity squad as a sophomore ... Played for head coach Kenya Fouch ... Named the defensive back MVP at the Columbia (S.C.) Schuman's National Underclassmen Combine ... Rated as the 38th-best prospect in the state of South Carolina according to scout.com.
Personal: Full name is Glen Isiah Hilliard ... Son of Rebecca Hilliard ... Undecided on collegiate major.