K.J. Hill returning to Ohio State for senior year

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) — Ohio State’s offense got a boost for the 2019 season, with one of the team’s top wide receivers deciding to come back to Columbus.

According to 247Sports, Junior wide receiver K.J. Hill announced on Twitter he would return for his senior year.

Hill had 67 catches for 831 yards and six touchdowns as a junior. He also served as the team’s primary punt returner.

His announcement is a boost for an offense that is losing significant pieces from this year’s 13-1 team.

Sophomore quarterback and Heisman Trophy finalist Dwayne Haskins entered the NFL Draft.

He’s not alone, with offensive lineman Michael Jordan and running back Mike Weber leaving school early. Defensive stars Nick Bosa an Dre’Mont Jones also announced plans to enter the NFL Draft.

Ohio State is also losing senior wide receivers Parris Campbell, Johnnie Dixon and Terry McLaurin. With Hill’s decision, the Buckeyes will return a solid core of wide receivers, along with Binjimen Victor, Austin Mack and Chris Olave.

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