P. J. Hill Jr. (born January 3, 1987 in East Elmhurst, Queens, New York) is an American football running back for the New Orleans Saints. One of just two players (Ron Dayne is the other) in University of Wisconsin history to have rushed for 1,000 yards in each of their first three seasons, although Dayne played for four years while Hill declared for the NFL draft after his third year. One of two players (Dayne the other) to score at least ten rushing touchdowns in their first three years. Hill ranks third on school’s career rushing yardage list with 3,802 yards and is tied for third on UW career rushing TDs list with 42 ... his 44 total touchdowns (42 rushing, two receiving) place him tied for second in school history (only behind Dayne) ... third on school’s list for career rushing attempts with 755 ... averaging 5.03 yards per carry during 36-game career (tenth all-time at UW) ... has rushed for at least 100 yards in a game 19 times (tied for third-most in school history)
He was arrested in Madison, Wisconsin on suspicion of DUI and fleeing police officers on March 16, 2009.
On April 27, 2009 A day after not being drafted in the NFL College Draft, P.J. was signed to a 3 year contract with the New Orleans Saints. Hill will be wearing #43 and will be third or fourth on the depth chart (behind Reggie Bush, Pierre Thomas and possibly Mike Bell.