7 Jordan Hall

Jordan Hall Ohio State 2010
usaUnited States
Jeannette, PA
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Jersey #: 7 (2010-13), 29 (2009)

Major: Consumer and Family Financial Services (2013), Family Resource Management (2012), Undeclared (2009-11)

Weight: 198 (2012-13), 190 (2011), 195 (2010), 190 (2009)

2013 Media Guide: This coaching staff has been eagerly anticipating an injury-free Jordan Hall to be the explosive H-Back the offense needs … “He looks small, but he’s a 400-pound bencher,” running backs coach Stan Drayton said in describing Hall … “He weighs 200 pounds, he’s quick as a hiccup and he can make you miss in space.” … and the good news is that Hall is ready to return, as he is once again healthy after medically redshirting the 2012 season because of a cut foot and then an injured knee kept him sidelined him for all but three games … a fifth-year senior who was a team co-captain last year, Hall is a versatile offensive performer, with more than 1,000 career rushing yards (1,032), 24 career receptions, a 27.0 kickoff return average and 11 touchdowns (six rushing TDs; four receiving and one kickoff return) … he has somewhat quietly piled up 2,765 career all-purpose yards to rank 20th all-time at Ohio State, and his 76.8 all-purpose yards per game also rank 20th all-time … he has 1,500 kickoff and punt return yards (combined) and owns two Ohio State kickoff return records: 683 yards for a season (2011) and a game average of 67.5 yards per return vs. Colorado, also in 2011 … Hall ranks
third at Ohio State with 1,186 career kickoff return yards and fifth all-time with his career kickoff return average of 27.0 … he owns three returns over 70 yards … Hall was expected to be a significant beneficiary in Ohio State’s offense last year, but a freak accident in June – he cut his foot walking in grass – kept him out until the third game, and then a knee injury in Game 5, vs. Michigan State, ended his campaign … he was impressive in his brief stints in the offense, gaining 218 rushing yards including 87 vs. California and a career-high 105 vs. Alabama-Birmingham … six carries for 26 yards and a touchdown in the 17-16 win over Michigan State represented Hall’s final efforts on the field for the 2012 season.

2012 Media Guide: Jordan Hall is a three-year letterman and a talented running back, receiver and return man … he was expected to be a significant beneficiary of Coach Urban Meyer’s Ohio State spread offense from the start, but he will be sidelined until sometime in September because of an accidental foot injury that required him to have surgery June 29 … stepped on a piece of glass while walking in his yard and will be in a cast for six weeks followed by at least four weeks of rehabilitation … Jordan has 817 career rushing yards with five touchdowns and has also caught 21 passes out of the backfield for 202 yards and four more TDs … he has been the key return man for the Buckeyes the last three years, a big reason why he ranks 26th all-time at Ohio State with 2,513 all-purpose yards … a veteran of 29 games, Jordan started three times in 2011.

2011 Media Guide: ballcarrier who has hones his potential with hard work and experience.

2010: Deep on punt and kick returns … averaged 9.92 yards on punt returns (second in the Big Ten) and 27.94 on kick returns (16th in NCAA) for the season … gained 32 yards on 5 carries in the Marshall win … kick returns of 47 and 18 yards vs. Miami … 14 yards rushing vs. Ohio … tossed a 10-yard touchdown pass to Terrelle Pryor in the Eastern Michigan win, and also caught a 17-yard TD from Joe Bauserman vs. EMU … scored rushing TD against Purdue … 70-yard punt return at Minnesota … 85-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in second quarter of Michigan game … special teams player of week: Michigan … second-year letterman.

2010 Media Guide: young ballcarrier who complements the running styles of veterans Brandon Saine and Dan Herron … quick and spry with great explosion.

2009: Became the Buckeyes’ third tailback as a true freshman … first action came against Toledo, when he rushed for 44 yards … gained 22 yards vs. Illinois … 37 yards on 11 carries at Indiana … scored first TD on 11-yard gain vs. Minnesota … leading rusher vs. New Mexico State, with 90 yards on 10 carries, including a 39-yard long gain … Top Ten Tenacious three times … first-year letterwinner.

High School: Tailback who averaged 8.5 yards per carry for the Jeannette Jayhawks … three-time all-conference for Coach Ray Reitz … 946 yards, 18 TD rushing as a senior, along with 266 receiving yards (3 TD) and 3 scores on returns … Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Terrific 25 and player of the year … Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous 22 two years … team was 14-2 (WPIAL champ, state runner-up) his sophomore year, 16-0 (state champ) as a junior and 10-2 (WPIAL semis) as a senior … Super Prep Pennsylvania Top 25 … all-state basketball player and 1,000-point scorer … also a track standout … Outstanding Westmoreland African-American Student … high school quarterback was Terrelle Pryor.

Personal: Son of Travia and Derrick Hall Sr.



SeasonTeamGGSCompPass AttCmp %Pass YdsPass TDPass IntRush AttRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLng2 Pt ConvFumLostFRKRKR YdsKR AvgKR TDPRPR YdsPR AvgPR TD
2009Ohio State60000000482485.21155.00390NANA000000000
2010Ohio State13011100.02010371614.4288310.41250NANA01850327.91242389.90
2011Ohio State1030000001004084.12121149.53380NANA02668326.3012705.80
2012Ohio State33000000402185.4133110.30150NANA02668326.30166.00
2013Ohio State13NA000000815366.6812534.40491NANA1512224.402105.00


2009Ohio State600000000000000
2010Ohio State130413101850327.91242389.90
2011Ohio State103000002668326.3012705.80
2012Ohio State33000002668326.30166.00
2013Ohio State13NA54111512224.402105.00