Jordan Hall didn’t come to Ohio State as a high-profile recruit, especially considering he shared his high school backfield with Terrelle Pryor.
But he earned time on the field early and despite never earning the spot as the team’s No. 1 running back he has always been a factor.
Partially due to Carlos Hyde’s emergence in 2012 and also the excitement about the new playmakers coming in the 2013 recruiting class.
But nonetheless it is not wise to forget about the veteran Hall, who is returning for his fifth season. Hall will bring the experience, talent and leadership the Buckeyes will need if they are to repeat their success of 2012.
Jordan Hall isn’t big, he’s 5’9” and 190 pounds.
He’s unlikely to run a 40-yard dash under 4.4 seconds.
But make no doubt about it, Hall can make plays. Because as Stan Drayton put it “[Hall] is as quick as a hiccup.”
Hall was used primarily as an I-formation running back so far in his career, which doesn’t take advantage of his skills.
That should change in 2013 and that will allow Hall to break more big plays for an improved Ohio State offense.
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