[KC Chiefs.com] The Chiefs announced on Monday that CB Maurice Leggett had been named the team’s Mack Lee Hill Award winner. The honor is voted on by Chiefs players and will be officially presented at the 39th annual 101 Banquet on March 7th.
The Mack Lee Hill Award is presented each year to the Chiefs rookie or first-year player who best exemplifies the spirit of the late Mack Lee Hill, who passed away during his second season with the Chiefs in ’65.
Leggett appeared in 12 games (three starts) for the Chiefs this season, finishing the 2008 campaign with 32 tackles (29 solo), an INT for a TD and four passes defensed. He also added five kickoff returns for 103 yards (20.6 avg.) and five special teams stops. Leggett is the first defensive back to win the Mack Lee Hill Award since S Greg Wesley in 2000.