Or at least he’s got a good shot. The Conway native and emergent Browns star is in the semi-finals of ESPN’s bracket to determine the cover star of Madden 2012. Players advance based on fan votes.

According to ESPN’s Jon Robinson yesterday, Hillis jumped to a large lead on Aaron Rodgers, the reigning Super Bowl MVP. If Hillis, a #10 seed advances to the final round, he’ll face either Michael Vick or Adrian Peterson. The final match-up will be announced at noon on April 18.