A pure playmaker in the secondary, the Mizzou coaching staff recognized his nose for the football and superb athleticism … Tabbed as a four-star recruit by Scout.com, with the national recruiting site ranking him as the fifth-best prospect in the state of Missouri and the top-rated defensive back … Scout.com also rated him as the No. 30 defensive back in the entire 2015 signing class … A three-star recruit by Rivals, ESPN and 247Sports … Rivals ranks Hilton as the No. 8 player in the state and the No. 40 defensive back nationally … ESPN and 247Sports both tabbed him as the No. 11 recruit in the state of Missouri … Scored 14 touchdowns as a senior, as he made 40 tackles and grabbed seven interceptions on defense, while amassing over 900 receiving yards on the other side of the ball … Finished his junior season with 63 tackles, three sacks and seven interceptions – three of which were returned for TDs … Played both ways as he also caught 54 passes for 922 yards and 14 touchdowns … Was a Class 5 All-State selection by the Missouri Football Coaches Association and by Associated Press … Holds Webster Groves’ all-time records for most touchdowns and interceptions … High School Coach – Cliff Ice … Outstanding all-around athlete who has lettered three years on Webster Groves basketball team, and who won 2nd-team all-conference honors as a junior on the hardwood.
Chose Mizzou over offers from Indiana, among others … Mother – Aimee Simon … Cited the family atmosphere, great fan support and being close to home as primary attractions to play at Mizzou … Intends to major in sports management … Lists basketball, long walks on the beach, ping pong and country music as his interests outside of football.