29  Brian Hall
Brian Hall

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Collierville, TN

High School:
Collierville HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
10/06/1986

Experience:
2L


2009:


Played in all 12 games with two starts at wide receiver...Finished the season with eight receptions for 51 yards...Also had two tackles and attempted two passes...Presented one of the team's most prestigious awards at the end of the season, the Top Tiger award...Played in the season opener against Ole Miss but did not record a reception...Recorded his first reception of the season against Middle Tennessee for a four yard gain...Made his first career start against UT Martin and tied a career high in receptions with two for 13 yards...Served as one of the team captains in the game...Threw an incomplete pass in the second quarter against UCF...Had one reception for eight yards against UTEP...Had one assisted tackle against Southern Miss on special teams...Tied his career high with two receptions against East Carolina, with a long of seven yards...Made two receptions for the second-straight game with two catches against Tennessee for a season best 22 yards...Did not record a reception against UAB and Houston...Attempted a pass against Tulsa.

2008:


Played in eight of 13 games at wide receiver and on special teams...Missed five games after suffering a knee injury versus Louisville...Was able to make a return to the field for the bowl contest...Made his collegiate debut at wide receiver in the fourth quarter of the season opener against Ole Miss...Recorded his first career rush for four yards in the second quarter against Rice...Completed his first career pass for 35 yards to Carlos Singleton to set up a Memphis scoring drive versus UAB...Also registered his first career tackle on special teams against the Blazers...Logged his first two career receptions and finished with 51 yards receiving versus Louisville...Hauled in a career-best 42-yard reception in the third quarter that led to a Memphis touchdown...Tore the posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in the game...Injury did not require surgery, but sidelined him for the next five games of the season...Returned to the field for the St. Petersburg Bowl, but was not credited with a reception.

2005-07:


Came to the Tigers in 2005 as a quarterback but was moved to receiver...Redshirted as a true freshman in `05...Continued to gain valuable experience working with the offensive scout team...Had multiple receptions in the 2007 Blue-Gray Game, catching three passes for 24 yards...Also scored on a one-yard run in the scrimmage...Earned a letter in 2007 after playing in the UCF game...Had a productive spring workout in 2008...Caught two passes and logged 34 yards receiving in the 2008 Blue-Gray Game.

Academic Highlights:


Named to U of M Dean's List and Tiger 3.0 Club for 2005 fall semester...Also earned Tiger 3.0 Club honors for fall 2006 semester.

Prep:


Lettered at Collierville High under coach Paul Cox...Was 54-of-128 for 820 yards and six touchdowns in 2004...Also carried the ball 151 times for 1,200 yards...Versatile athlete who returned 12 kickoffs for 491 yards...Led Shelby-Metro with his average of 41.6 yards per kickoff...Also returned one kickoff for a TD...Helped team to an 8-4 record and a Region 8 5-A championship as a senior...Was one of five finalists for the Memphis Commercial Appeal's Offensive Player of the Year Award...Named all-state by the Tennessee Coaches Association...Honored as the Region 8 Most Valuable Player...Listed in 2003 and 2004 as a Best of the Preps pick by the Commercial Appeal...Also named All-Region 8 as a junior and senior...Selected to play in the Kentucky-Tennessee High School All-Star Game...Carried the ball 370 times for 2,825 yards in his career...Also lettered in track.

Personal:


Brian Adams Hall is the son of Gary and Nancy Hall...Born October 6, 1986, in Memphis, Tenn.

Hall's Career Receiving Statistics
YR G/S NO YDS AVG TDS LG
2007 1/0 0 0 0.0 0 0
2008 8/0 2 51 25.5 0 42
2009 12/2 8 51 6.4 0 13
TOTAL 21/2 10 102 10.2 0 42

Hall's Career Highs
Receptions 2 (4 games, last at Tennessee 2009)
Receiving Yards 51 (Louisville 2008)
Longest Pass Reception 42 (Louisville 2008)
Rushes 1 (Rice 2008)
Rush Yards 4 (Rice 2008)
Long Rush 4 (Rice 2008)
Pass Attempts 1 (3 games, last at Tulsa 2009)
Completions 1 (UAB 2008)
Passing Yards 35 (UAB 2008)
Long Completion 35 (UAB 2008)

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