Jerrick Hall, former assistant coach at the University of New Haven, was named an assistant coach at Fordham University it was announced today by Head Coach Joe Moorhead. He will be responsible for the Rams’ defensive line in 2015.
Hall arrives at Rose Hill after serving as the defensive line coach at the University of New Haven in 2014. He helped guide the Chargers to a 6-3 Northeast 10 conference mark as the team ranked second in the conference, and 28th in the NCAA Division II, in sacks per game (2.82) and fourth in tackles for loss per game (6.5). New Haven was also second in the conference and 18th in the NCAA Division II in rushing yards allowed per game (145.0).
Prior to his year in New Haven, Hall spent four seasons alongside current New Haven Head Coach Chris Pincince at Elon University where he was responsible for teaching and developing the defensive line in a 4-3 front. He coached and developed an All-Southern Conference defensive tackle and All-Freshman Team defensive end in 2010. In 2011, Hall mentored a defensive line that amassed 141 total tackles, 26.5 tackles-for-loss and 6.5 sacks. With a young line in 2012, Hall’s unit amassed 6.5 of Elon’s 16 sacks. Defensive ends Jordan Jones and Jay Brown each tallied 38 total tackles and 1.5 sacks.
From 2007-2010, Hall helped coach Campbell University’s defensive unit. During that stretch, the 2009 squad tallied 50 tackles-for-loss including 12 sacks. Three of the 2008 squad’s defensive linemen ranked among the top-25 linemen in the league in tackles per game.
Prior to joining the Fighting Camels, Hall spent four seasons coaching at his alma mater, North Carolina State, where was responsible for defensive film breakdown, scouting reports, coaching the offensive scout team and working with the defensive line. During his tenure, Hall worked with four first-round NFL draft picks, including Mario Williams – the first overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft.
A 2004 graduate of North Carolina State, Hall was a four-year letter winner for the Wolfpack as a defensive tackle and helped the Wolfpack to three bowl game appearances, including a win over Notre Dame in 2002 Toyota Gator Bowl. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Park Recreation and Tourism Management from the school in 2004 and completed his Master’s degree in Liberal Studies in 2007.
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