Can be a prominent part of Georgia Tech's defense if he can fully recover from a knee injury suffered in the third game of the 2009 season... started the first three games of 2009 at defensive end before suffering a season-ending knee injury in the Miami game... missed spring practice to continue rehabilitating the knee... was a solid reserve on the defensive line prior to his junior season, serving as a back-up to All-American Michael Johnson in 2008... graduated in the spring.
Began the season as a solid starter at defensive end... suffered a knee injury in the Miami game (Sept. 17) and missed the rest of the season... played and started three games... had 10 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and a half sack... had four solo tackles at Miami before suffering the knee injury... recorded a career-high eight tackles and a half-tackle for loss in the win over Clemson (Sept. 10)... made first career start, had three tackles and a half-tackle for loss in the season opener vs. Jacksonville State (Sept. 5).
Saw action in every game... had 13 tackles and 1.5 tackles-for-loss... forced and recovered fumbles... recorded two tackles vs. LSU in the Chick-fil-A Bowl (Dec. 31)... had a pair of tackles in the win over No. 23 Miami (Nov. 20)... recorded a tackle-for-loss and recovered a fumble at Clemson (Oct. 18)... made one tackle vs. Virginia (Oct. 25), Gardner- Webb (Oct. 11) and Mississippi State (Sept. 20)... came off the bench to stop a rusher for no gain at Boston College(Sept. 6)... had three tackles including a half-tackle-for-loss and also forced a fumble against Jacksonville State (Aug. 28).
2007 (Medical Redshirt)
Saw action in just three regular season games because of injury... played in the first two games of the season -- vs. Notre Dame and Samford -- and later in the year at Duke (Nov. 10).
Played in every game on special teams as a true freshman... saw his most significant action at defensive end in the second half of Tech's win over Duke, when he had three tackles, including a sack for a six-yard loss... also played on defense in the second half against Samford... credited with seven tackles on the season.
First-team all-state selection (Class A) by the Atlanta J-C as a senior after earning honorable mention all-state honors as a junior... PrepStar All-Region selection... helped Hawkinsville High to two state titles (2003-04) and three straight region crowns (2003-04-05)... team captain for coach Lee Campbell... missed four games his senior year but still had 51 tackles, 10 TFLs and five sacks... added 92 tackles with 31 TFL, 10 sacks and two blocked punts as a junior... school-record
Full name is Robert Louis Hall, Jr.... Parents are Robert Hall, Sr., and Patricia Nelson... Born January 23, 1987 in Frankfurt, Germany... Majoring in civil engineering.
Tackles: 4 at Miami, Sept. 17, 2009
Sacks: 1.0 vs. Duke, Nov. 18, 2006
TFL: 1.0 three times, last at Miami, Sept. 17, 2009
FR: 1 vs. Clemson, Oct. 18, 2008
PB: 1, three times