Appeared in 12 games making six starts...Missed the Ole Miss and Auburn games with an injury...Caught first career pass for nine yards at No. 6 South Carolina...Made first career start vs. Buffalo...Named Outstanding Walk-On for offense at the conclusion of spring practice...Awarded a scholarship in early August...Recipient of the Col. Robert L. Jackson Family Scholarship.
Redshirted and earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for fall semester.
Wesleyan, coached by Franklin Pridgen...All-County and GHSA A All-State selection as a senior...2010 region Defensive Player of the Year...All-State selection and state Defensive Player of the Year as a junior...Helped team capture 2009 region championship...All-State selection and region Defensive Player of the Year as a sophomore...Helped team capture 2008 region and state championships...Also competed on track and baseball teams.
JAMES MERRITT HALL; Born: July 9, 1992; Cousin, Chad Hall, went to Air Force and played in the NFL; Cousin, Erin Hall, was on the women's basketball team at Wake Forest; Major: Agricultural & Applied Economics.
08/14/2014 - Georgia starting fullback Merritt Hall has been forced to give up football due to recurring concussions. Georgia announced Thursday Hall, a junior, has been medically disqualified by the school's sports medicine staff. Hall sustained a concussion last week during practice. According to Georgia, Hall had ''multiple concussions'' in high school and at Georgia before his latest injury. Hall played in 25 games, including seven starts, in his first two seasons. Primarily a blocker, he had only three carries for nine yards in the two seasons. - AP Sports