Wildcats practice Thursday and Saturday before breaking for the spring
2014: Redshirt senior ... Registered second career interception against Wisconsin ... Added five tackles and a pass breakup against the Badgers ... Posted six tackles and a TFL against Western Illinois ... Matched career-high with six solo tackles against NIU ... Made first career start at outside linebacker against Cal ... Collected six tackles, including four solo stops against the Golden Bears ... Made first career start at safety against Michigan State last November ... Older brother of NU true freshman linebacker Nate Hall.
2013: Redshirt junior ... Ranked tied for eighth on NU with 36 tackles ... Made first career start against Michigan State in place of the injured Traveon Henry... Tallied career-high 11 tackles against the Spartans ... Also started at Illinois and had three stops ... Notched six tackles, at Nebraska, all in the first half ... Registered first career interception against Wisconsin ... Credited with two tackles and a pass breakup vs. Syracuse.
2012: Appeared in nine games on special teams while earning a role on defense in the nickel package ... Totaled five tackles on the year ... Recorded a pass breakup in the end zone in the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl win vs. Mississippi State.
2011: Played in 12 games, primarily on special teams ... Made three total tackles.
2010: Did not see action.
High School:SuperPrep All-Midwest Region, Rivals.com All-Region and PrepStar All-Midwest region wide receiver ... Ranked 91st nationally among all wide receivers by Rivals.com and 85th among all players in the Midwest Region (six states) by SuperPrep ... Ranked 43rd among all players in Ohio by Rivals.com and fourth-best wide receiver in the state ... Slowed with an ankle injury much of his senior season and only played in three full games ... As a junior, caught 47 passes for 950 yards and 12 TD's ... As a defensive back, had 85 tackles and five interceptions in 2008 ... Averaged 22.3 yards per catch in three games in 2009 ... Helped the Cougars win the Ohio state championship his junior year when they finished 15-0 ... Southview went 11-2 his sophomore year, 7-3 his senior year ... Three-year starter ... First-team all-Northern Lakes League, first-team all-district, All-Toledo Bladeand All-Ohio special mention ... Named to state's all-academic team ... Also lettered in track and basketball ... Coached by Jim Mayzes.
Personal: Born James Charles Hall ... Son of James and Lori Hall ... Father played football at Toledo ... Learning and organizational change major.