Editor’s Note: The following comes from Dave Matter’s Behind The Stripes blog for The Columbia Daily Tribune.
Robert Andrew Hill came to Missouri in 1980 and became a stereotype. Short, white and without a scholarship, the wide receiver from Trenton was Mr. Scrappy.
Here’s how the MU media guides described the walk-on-turned-starter throughout his playing career.
“tough fiery competitor …”
“small but hard-nosed, highly competitive athlete …”
“imbued with desire