Peyton Hillis
Peyton Hillis

What happened to Peyton Hillis?

Peyton Derek Hillis, a former running back for American football who competed in the National Football League (NFL), was born on January 21, 1986. Hillis was a highly regarded recruit who attended Conway High School in Conway, Arkansas. Hillis studied at the University of Arkansas, where he mainly played fullback. Hillis moved up the depth chart to become the Denver Broncos’ starting fullback after being selected in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He was made the starter running back due to injuries to the other running backs. Hillis was dealt to the Cleveland Browns in 2010 after spending the previous two years in Denver. Hillis won a national poll in 2011 and was featured on the Madden NFL 12 video game cover by EA Sports.


According to reports, the former NFL player went into the water on January 5th, at the Pensacola beach in Florida to save his children. Although the children are safe, Peyton is in a critical condition as he was air lifted to a hospital where he is receiving treatment


The former running back NFL player, saved his kids at the Pensacola beach in Florida. The kids are safe and fine but the former player is in critical condition


The former NFL running back retired from football in 2015. This was after he suffered a mild traumatic brain injury, in the course of the league

Why did Peyton Hillis retire?

Peyton retired because he suffered a mild traumatic brain injury while playing the league in 2015.

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