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Hall Named a Thorpe Award Semifinalist
Junior cornerback one of 12 named to the list

An exciting player whose talents may allow him the opportunity to contribute big plays on offense, defense and special teams this season ... Returns as Tech's starter at the boundary cornerback position and as the Hokies' top punt return man ... Earned second-team All-BIG EAST honors for both jobs in 2002 and finished seventh nationally in punt returns ... Began 2003 spring practice working at receiver as an experiment to bring additional big-play ability to the position ... Got a solid foundation in the offense and studied it ... Still has a lot to learn, but his showing at the position was enough to earn him the chance to be a three-way performer when the season opens ... Possesses extraordinary athletic ability and speed ... Set a Tech football record with a 4.15 clocking in the forty during the spring ... Selected a second-team preseason All-American by Athlon Sports magazine ... Ranked the nation's No. 6 cornerback and the No. 14 return man by The Sporting News ... Has registered seven interceptions during his first two seasons ... Was one of four true freshmen to play in 2001 ... Saw action in every game and got a start at Temple ... Was named fourth-team Freshman All-America by TSN ... Has excellent coverage skills, but must learn to stay disciplined and focused every down ... His time at receiver may actually make him better in the secondary ... Will be asked to shoulder a lot of responsibility this season ... Has the ability to pull it off ...

2003: A semifinalist for the Thorpe Award ... Has 44 solo stops and 23 assists on the year with one interception ... Also had five passes broken up ... Has one tackle for loss, one quarterback hurry, one forced fumble, a fumble recovery and a touchdown on defense ... Has caught seven passes for 86 yards and a touchdown ... Also has two rushes for 21 yards and a score ... Is averaging 14.5 yards per punt return with two touchdowns ... Became the first Tech player in nearly six years to play both ways in a game when he saw 10 plays on offense and 28 on defense against UCF ... Caught two passes for 41 yards, including a 29-yard touchdown ... Defensively, had two solo tackles and an assist ... Had three tackles and an interception against James Madison ... Had a 9-yard reception in that games and returned three punts for 105 yards, including returns of 49 and 47 yards ... Had two solo stops and two assists against Texas A&M ... Had two solo tackles and a 27-yard punt return against UConn ... Had four solo tackles and an assist on defense at Rutgers ... Also caught two passes for 23 yards in that game ... Had a monster game against Syracuse, scoring three touchdowns ... Set a Tech and BIG EAST record with two punt returns for touchdowns ... Scored on returns of 58 and 60 yards ... Also had a 24-yard touchdown run on offense and had three passes broken up and a tackle on defense ... Effort earned him BIG EAST Special Teams Player of the Week honors ... Recorded 13 tackles - six solo - at West Virginia ... Had eight solo tackles and three assists against Miami ... Had a forced fumble, fumble recovery and 28-yard touchdown all on the same play to open Tech's scoring ... Performance earned him BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week honors ... Was suspended for the first half of the Pittsburgh game ... Came back to record four solo tackles in the second half and return a punt 20 yards ... Had five solo tackles and three assists on defense at Temple ... Also caught two passes for 13 yards ... Posted one of his best efforts of the year against Boston College ... Had nine solo tackles, including one for a loss and four assists ... Also had two passes broken up and a quarterback hurry ...

2002: Started 10 games at cornerback and also returned punts ... Ranked seventh in the nation in punt returns, averaging 16.0 yards per return ... Had a long of 71 yards and scored twice on returns ... Had 36 solo tackles and 19 assists for the season ... Also had four interceptions, 12 passes broken up and a forced fumble ... Started the 2002 season with a bang against Arkansas State ... Returned a punt 69 yards for a touchdown, then returned an interception 49 yards for a score ... Recorded seven tackles and a pass broken up against LSU ... Had three "big hits" against Marshall ... Also had two solo tackles, two passes broken up and an assist ... Recorded three solo stops and two assists, along with two passes broken up in the win at Texas A&M ... Had three solo tackles and an assist at Western Michigan ... Registered two solo stops, three assists and an interception in the win at Boston College ... Had four tackles and a 51-yard punt return for a touchdown against Rutgers ... The return helped earn him BIG EAST Co-Special Teams Player of the Week honors ... Came off the bench against Temple to record a solo tackle, a pass broken up and his third interception of the season ... Returned to the starting lineup against Pittsburgh and had one of his best games of the season ... Recorded three solo tackles, two assisted stops and two pass breakups ... Also recorded his fourth interception of the year, which he returned 46 yards ... Missed both the Syracuse and West Virginia games with lower back pain ... Returned to play 20 snaps on defense against Virginia, recording two solo tackles and an assist ... Had 14 solo tackles and two assists at top-ranked Miami ... Also credited with two passes broken up and a forced fumble ... Had an assisted tackle and a pass broken up in Tech's bowl win ... Posted the fastest forty time ever for a Tech football player with a spring timing of 4.15 on Tech's indoor track ... Opened the spring working at the flanker position ... Split time between offense and defense during the last few practices ... Caught a 10-yard pass and had a 10-yard carry during the first spring scrimmage ... Hauled in a 41-yard touchdown pass in the third scrimmage ... Had three catches for 17 yards to go with a tackle and two passes broken up in Tech's final scrimmage ... Grabbed four passes for 47 yards during the Maroon-White game and returned a punt 18 yards ... Was named one of Tech's four most valuable performers of the spring ...

2001: Turned in the fastest 40-yard dash among the freshmen at 4.37 in preseason strength and conditioning testing ... Also bench pressed 300 pounds ... Played in all 11 games, starting one ... Had 42 tackles on the year ... Recorded 24 solo stops, 18 assists, three pass breakups and three interceptions ... Got his first collegiate action in the opener against Connecticut ... Had three tackles, two assists and also recorded an interception against the Huskies ... Had a solo tackle on 10 defensive plays versus Western Michigan ... Was in on three tackles at Rutgers ... Broke a bone in his hand during that game, forcing him to play with a cast against UCF ... Had two solo tackles and an assist against the Golden Knights ... Played 25 snaps on defense at West Virginia, recording three solo stops ... Saw action on nine defensive snaps against Boston College, collecting two solo tackles and an assist ... Collected his second interception of the year at Pittsburgh, returning it 35 yards ... Also had seven tackles in that game ... Made his first career start at Temple ... Played a season-high 78 total snaps, recording six solo tackles, five assists, two passes broken up and an interception ... Recorded one solo tackle, four assists and a PBU at Virginia ... Had an assisted tackle against No. 1 Miami ... Was in on four tackles, including one for a 3-yard loss, during Tech's Gator Bowl game against Florida State ... Shared the George Preas Award as the most valuable defensive performer during spring practice ... Posted four tackles and broke up a pass during the Maroon-White game ...

High School: Had an outstanding senior season for Coach David Cox, helping Deep Creek to the state AAA Division 6 championship game ... Scored 30 touchdowns and rushed for over 1,300 yards ... Also intercepted nine passes, posted over 100 tackles and had 16 tackles for loss ... Averaged 10 yards every time he touched the ball ... Was named a SuperPrep All-American and ranked the No. 9 defensive back in the nation and No. 2 player in Virginia by that publication ... Also earned All-America honors from PrepStar which named him the No. 3 defensive back and No. 12 overall prospect in the Atlantic Region, and from Student Sports, which rated him the No. 13 cornerback in the nation ... Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report listed him the No. 41 player in the Mid-Atlantic Region ... A first-team Group AAA defensive back pick by The Associated Press ... Selected first-team all-state as a DB and kick returner by the coaches ... Ranked the No. 2 player in Virginia by The Roanoke Times ... Tidewater Player of the Year as a senior ... Also the Norfolk Sports Club Player of the Year ... Earned all-district player of the year honors and was named to the all-district team as a running back, defensive back and return man ... Averaged 9.8 yards a carry during his junior year and added seven picks ... Was the district offensive and defensive player of the year as a junior and a first-team pick as a defensive back on the All-Tidewater team ... Ran a sub 4.4 time in the forty at Tech's summer football camp in 2000 ... Was a sprinter on the track team ... Placed sixth at the junior nationals in the 60-meter dash as a junior ... Third in state AAA long jump as a senior ...

Personal: DeAngelo Eugene Hall ... Born 11/19/83 in Chesapeake, VA ... Son of Joan Hall ... Enrolled in secondary education.

TacklesGUTATTot.LossSacks
2001112418420-00-0
2002123619550-00-0
2003 12 51 24 75 2-4 0-0
Career 35 111 61 172 2-4 0-0
2003 Tackles Game-by-Game
UCF   2 1 3 0-0 0.0-0
James Madison   1 2 3 0-0 0.0-0
Texas A&M   2 2 4 0-0 0.0-0
Connecticut   2 0 2 0-0 0.0-0
Rutgers   4 1 5 0-0 0.0-0
Syracuse   1 0 1 0-0 0.0-0
West Virginia   6 7 13 0-0 0.0-0
Miami   8 3 11 0-0 0.0-0
Pittsburgh   4 0 4 0-0 0.0-0
Temple   5 3 8 0-0 0.0-0
Boston College   9 4 13 1-3 0.0-0
Virginia   7 1 8 1-1 0.0-0
 
RushingGNo.Yds.Avg.TDLG
2003 12 2 21 10.51 24
2003 Rushing Game-by-Game
UCF   1 -3 -3.0 0 0
James Madison   0 0 0.0 0 0
Texas A&M   0 0 0.0 0 0
Connecticut   0 0 0.0 0 0
Rutgers   0 0 0.0 0 0
Syracuse   1 24 24.0 1 24
West Virginia   0 0 0.0 0 0
Miami   0 0 0.0 0 0
Pittsburgh   0 0 0.0 0 0
Temple   0 0 0.0 0 0
Boston College   0 0 0.0 0 0
Virginia   0 0 0.0 0 0
 
ReceivingGNo.Yds.Avg.TDLG
2003 12 7 86 12.31 29
2003 Receiving Game-by-Game
UCF   2 41 20.5 1 29
James Madison   1 9 9.0 0 9
Texas A&M   0 0 0.0 0 0
Connecticut   0 0 0.0 0 0
Rutgers   2 23 11.5 0 16
Syracuse   0 0 0.0 0 0
West Virginia   0 0 0.0 0 0
Miami   0 0 0.0 0 0
Pittsburgh   0 0 0.0 0 0
Temple   2 13 6.5 0 16
Boston College   0 0 0.0 0 0
Virginia   0 0 0.0 0 0
 
InterceptionsGNo.Yds.Avg.TDLG
20011133712.3035
200212410025.0149
2003 12 1 0 0.0 0 0
Career 35 8 137 17.1 1 84
 
Punt ReturnsGNo.Yds.Avg.TDLG
200111100.000
2002122235216.0271
2003 12 30 434 14.5 2 60
Career 35 53 786 14.8 4 131


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