Oregon Football Signee Arrested on 8 Charges Including Attempted Murder

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Oregon football signee Luke Hill faces eight serious charges | Steve Dykes/Getty Images

One of Oregon football's prized recruits in the class of 2020 now faces a long time behind bars if he is found guilty of any number of eight charges against him.

4-star cornerback Luke Hill was arrested on eight different charges, including attempted murder in the first degree. Given Maryland's strict gun laws, it is possible Hill gets tried as an adult.

In addition to attempted murder, Hill was charged with having a loaded handgun on his person, possession of a firearm by a minor, use of an assault weapon, use of a firearm, reckless endangerment and first degree assault. Hill will appear in court in June in his native Maryland.

Hill was ranked as the 195th best player in the country, the 15th best corner, and the seventh best in the state of Maryland. Hill chose the Ducks over Clemson, Michigan, and Alabama.

Rather than contributing to a talented Oregon defense, it seems more likely that Hill will have to prove his innocence after being charged with more than a half-dozen serious crimes. If convicted of any number of these, his football career could be over.