Height: 6' 0"
40 time: 4.65
Grades: Graduates in December
From: Milton, FL
Junior College: N' East CC
The following information was revealed during our interview with Bruce Hall:
What are your strengths at quarterback? "I think mainly my play making ability and will to win. I am also mobile, and I think I have a pretty strong arm."
What are your working on for the next level? "I am doing everything as fast as possible. On that level, timing is the key. Good timing is the key."
Talk about some of your high school accomplishments? "I was named the Pensacola News Journal's Player of the Year. I made 1st Team All-State (3A) in my junior and senior seasons. We went 11-3 and made it to the State Semifinals my junior year and 10-3 and a Regional Finalist my senior year."
Who did you sign with out of high school? "Wake Forest. I redshirted and transferred out to Troy State in the Spring of my freshman year. I stayed there for a year and transferred to N' East CC."
Did you play at Troy State? "No sir, I had to sit out a year because of the transfer rule."
How many years did you play at N' East CC? "Just this year."
Which gives you how many years to play on the next level? "I have two to play two."
Are you a midsemester prospect? "Yes sir, I will sign on Wednesday."
Talk about your season at N' East CC this year. "We had an undefeated regular season and a #2 national ranking. I made All-region, All-State, and I was a preseason All-American. I passed for a little over 1, 000 yards and had around 300 rushing yards in 7 games."
Which schools have been involved with your recruitment? "Temple, Ohio, MTSU, and Ole Miss."
Where have you taken official visits? "Just to Ole Miss this weekend."
How did the visit go? "It went very well."
Did anyone accompany you? "My parents came up from Florida."
What did they think of Ole Miss? "I think they loved it. As most parents, they were really impressed with the academic portion, but my father was also impressed with their facilities."
Who was your host? "The players were out of school so Coach Deleone carried me around for the most part."
How was the atmosphere with school being out? "I have heard about Ole Miss' atmosphere, student wise and football games, so I was not too worried about everybody being gone. I hear it is a lot of fun with everybody is up there."
What new did you learn about Ole Miss during your trip? "Just how much the school, academically, tied in with their football program."
What did you enjoy the most during your trip? "I think just being at one of the top notch SEC programs, basically, just being there."
How did your meeting with Coach Orgeron go? "It went very well. We talked about their current QB situation. We talked about the best and worst case scenarios."
Which are? "Best case is me coming in there in the Spring and earning the starting job. Worst case is me coming in there in the Spring and going into the Fall as the back up. But, I do not even like to think about the worst case scenario."
Did Coach Orgeron offer you a scholarship? "Yes he did."
Did you accept it? "Yes,
I am going to sign with them on Wednesday."
How does it feel? "It is a big relief. I am ready to get in there and ready for next year. I think me being in my position is really a blessing. How many QB's come into a situation like I am? I mean, coming into a top notch SEC program knowing that the job is yours to lose. We all like competition, but this feels good, real good."