Recent Michael Hall Jr. Notes
Michael Hall Jr.
Week 8: Hall graded out OK in the Buckeyes' huge win over unbeaten Penn State, 20-12. He got three pressures (including one hit) on Drew Allar and got one solo tackle. He was flagged once. — JH
Week 7: In Ohio State's 41-7 win over Purdue, Hall logged 39 snaps. In 24 pass rush snaps he was in on, the defensive tackle pressured Purdue's Hudson Card four times, though he did not collect a sack. He was credited with one solo tackle. — JH
Week 6: The big DT played 40 snaps in Ohio State's win over Maryland, 37-17. He was a menace as a pass rusher, collecting a sack and four other pressures. His run defense was so-so and he did get a penalty.
Week 5: DNP — bye week
Week 4: Hall made an impact in Ohio State's big road win over Notre Dame, 17-14, recording three pressures on Irish QB Sam Hartman and registering five tackles on run defense. — JH
Week 3: Hall was in on two tackles for the Buckeyes' defense as Ohio State destroyed Western Kentucky, 63-10. The d-lineman played 34 snaps, an uptick from the 26 snaps he played in both Weeks 1 and 2. He did not record a sack or a pressure.
Week 2: As he did in Week 1, Hall played on 26 snaps in Ohio State's comfortable 35-7 win over Youngstown State. He was credited with two pressures on the QB and was in on two tackles.
Week 1: Hall was active in putting pressure on Indiana's Brendan Sorsby, who completed 8-of-16 for just 58 yards. The defensive tackle notched three pressures on the Hoosiers' QB in Ohio State's season-opening victory, 23-3.
Week 0: DNP
HISTORY — from college profile
2022 (redshirt fr): Started five games in 2022 … Recorded 19 tackles, 7.5 tackles-for-losses totalling a team-best 46 yards ... Also had 4.5 sacks to tie for the team lead with Jack Sawyer … Had a career-high four tackles vs. Notre Dame, including 2.0 TFLs ... Established his career-best with 3.0 TFLs vs. Arkansas State.
2021 (fr): Played in four games and ultimately red-shirted the season ... Recorded two tackles; one vs. Akron.
High school: Attended Streetsboro High in Streetsboro, OH ... The nation’s No. 54 overall player and No. 4-rated defensive tackle as a high school senior in 2020 ... The ninth-ranked overall player in Ohio ... Primarily played defensive tackle for Streetsboro but also doubled as an offensive lineman ... Regarded as an explosive player who gets off the ball quickly and has good speed for his position ... As a junior, led Streetsboro to their first-ever playoff win as the Rockets finished 11 ... Had 72 tackles, 17 TFLs and five sacks ... His senior season cut short due to a broken hand after just three games but still managed to finish with 24 tackles and nine tackles-for-loss.
Enrolled in classes at Ohio State in June, 2021...Social media: Twitter: @MichaelHallJr_ / Instagram: @michaelhalljr_
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