MIAMI – George Hill, an assistant coach for Woody Hayes, Don Shula and Jimmy Johnson, has died at age 87.
The Miami Dolphins confirmed Hill’s death this week. He was their defensive coordinator under Johnson in 1996-1999 and had earlier been their linebackers coach under Shula.
Hill, an Ohio native, was the Ohio State defensive coordinator under Hayes for eight years in the 1970s.
He also worked for the Philadelphia Eagles and Indianapolis Colts before joining the Dolphins.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of George Hill. pic.twitter.com/wc5PyWN8Do— Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) November 11, 2020
George Hill an outstanding coach and a great man rip thoughts and prayers with his family— Jimmy Johnson (@JimmyJohnson) November 12, 2020