UCLA - This junior figures to compete with Tony White for playing time at one of the outside linebacker spots after switching from defensive end during Spring Practice...Enjoyed a good, solid Spring...An aggressive performer who is at his best when pressuring the quarterback, he should excel on passing down situations...Also figures to play a significant role on many of the special teams units...Santi should enjoy a very productive junior season.
1999 - Appeared in 10 of 11 games as a redshirt sophomore, missing only against Oregon State...Played defensive end for most of the year after playing outside linebacker for the first two games due to suspensions of other players...Started at OLB against Ohio State...Made 20 tackles on the year and forced two fumbles...Led the Bruins with four sacks (one each versus Stanford, Arizona State, Oregon and USC)...Made five tackles against both Ohio State and Washington and two each versus USC, Arizona State and California...Played at least 30 defensive snaps seven times, including 74 at Ohio State, 47 versus Boise State, 46 against Washington and 45 at USC...Also played on the field goal block unit.
1998 - In his first season with the varsity after redshirting in 1997, Hall started the final 11 games of the year, moving into the lineup at Houston and staying for the remainder of the season...On the year, he made 38 tackles, including 3.5 quarterback sacks...He also recorded one interception and two pass breakups...He played at least 60 snaps in seven games, including 72 against California and Oregon State, 70 versus Oregon and Stanford and 64 at Miami...He was also a regular on the field goal block unit...Hall made his first career start at Houston and had three stops, including one for loss, and an interception... In the opener versus Texas, he came off the bench to make three stops, including a sack...He added his second sack of the season and four stops versus WSU and contributed three tackles in the victory at Arizona...In the Oregon game, he had three stops, two passes defensed and forced a second quarter fumble which led to a Bruin touchdown...He also had three stops at Washington (0.5 sacks) and four solo stops versus USC...He added a career-high six stops at Miami and four versus Wisconsin at the Rose Bowl.
1997 - Did not see action in his first year in the program and has two seasons of eligibility remaining.
HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered three years at Valley View High School in Moreno Valley, CA for coach Leo Brouhard...Saw action as both a defensive lineman and fullback...BlueChip, PrepStar (No. 2 lineman in the West) and SuperPrep All-American as a senior...First-team All-CIF Division IV...Three-year All-County and all-league selection...As a senior, he helped lead his team to its first league title since 1992...Totaled 100 tackles, 54 solo stops, 10 quarterback sacks, six batted balls, five fumbles caused and had one interception...Named co-Defensive MVP of the Sunbelt League...Rushed for 568 yards on 36 carries for nine touchdowns...Also an accomplished wrestler who advanced to the CIF’s in his senior and junior years for coach Danny Gurrola.
PERSONAL - Full Name: Santi Juana Hall...Parents: Santi and Jackii Hall...Born: April 19, 1979 in Fontana, CA...Has one younger brother (Jason) who plays football and basketball and one younger sister (Shantia) who is a basketball player...Linebackers Lawrence Taylor (former New York Giant star) and Greg Lloyd are the pro players he patterns his play after...Psychology major.?
Varsity Statistics - S. Hall
|6||vs. Miami, 1998|
|5||vs. Ohio State, 1999, Washington, 1999|