Ohio State Football Feature: Michael Hall, Jr. lets Media know he is back from injury and better

By Danielle Daniels

(courtesy OSU Athletic Communications)
Mike Hall, Jr.

Mike Hall Jr. Ohio State DL 8 30 2023 at Indiana Week 1 .mp3



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    Defensive Tackle
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    Streetsboro, Ohio
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Twitter: @MichaelHallJr_
Instagram: @michaelhalljr_

Ohio State Overview
• Michael is in his third season with the program and has played in 16 games
• Is coming off a fine 2022 season when he played in 12 games, and through some lingering injuries, and recorded 19 tackles
• Started five games in 2022: vs. Notre Dame, Arkansas State, Wisconsin, Rutgers and Penn State
• Had 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
• He played in four games in 2021 and ultimately red-shirted the season
• Recorded two tackles; one vs. Akron and one vs. Indiana

More on Michael
• Enrolled in classes at Ohio State in June, 2021
• 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 11-1
• 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