NFL CAREER – Hall is a converted linebacker who has made significant contributions both blocking and on special teams in five NFL campaigns, appearing in 61 games with 26 starts. Spending his first five seasons in Green Bay and 2011 in New Orleans, Hall has blocked for offenses that have ranked in the top ten statistically each season. A regular, consistent contributor on special teams, Hall has tallied 58 coverage tackles in four seasons, including six in the regular season and two more in the postseason in 2011. While he has never had a career rushing attempt, Hall has been an occasional receiver out of the backfield as well, and the Boise State product has 21 receptions for 137 yards and one touchdown.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Agreed to terms with Saints, 7/29/11; Signed by Packers to a four-year contract, 7/24/07; Selected by Green Bay Packers in the sixth round (191st overall) of 2007 NFL Draft.
2010 – Appeared in 13 games, playing primarily on special teams and finished with six special teams stops, adding two more in the two postseason contests he appeared in…Led the special teams units with three tackles at Jacksonville, Oct. 2…Registered two special teams stops in NFC Divisional Playoff at San Francisco, 1/14/12. 2010 – Appeared in 12 games with six starts at FB and had a nine-yard reception, serving as lead blocker for a Top 10 rushing attack and the Super Bowl XLV Champions…Led team with career-high 15 special teams tackles…Appeared in two postseason contests and had a two-yard reception in Super Bowl XLV. 2009 – Played in 11 games with five starts and caught five passes for 41 yards (8.2 avg.)...Helped block for Packers RB Ryan Grant on his way to a second straight 1,200-yard season...Registered 12 special teams tackles, good for fourth on team...Inactive for four midseason games due to calf injury sustained in Oct. 12 practice...Also inactive for regular-season finale due to elbow injury suffered in previous game vs. Seattle, Dec. 27. 2008 – Played in 11 games with five starts, and helped clear the way for Grant’s first 1,200-yard rushing season… Caught seven passes for 38 yards and finished tied for fifth on the team with 12 special teams tackles. 2007 – Sixth-round pick was converted from LB to starting FB in a matter of months, starting 10 of 14 games he played in – did not start four games with team opening in multiple-WR sets – plus started both playoff contests…Suffered a hip injury at St. Louis, Dec. 16 and did not play next two games, but returned for the playoffs and registered three postseason special teams tackles…Caught eight passes for 49 yards and posted 12 special teams tackles, tied for third on the team.
COLLEGE – Came from Boise State, where he earned first-team All-Western Athletic Conference honors at linebacker three straight years, an achievement that contributed to him being voted in 2009 as the league’s defensive player of the decade by CBSSports.com…Finished college career second all-time in tackles in the WAC and fourth in school history…As a four-year starter, played 52 career games and posted 394 tackles (191 solo), including 28 for loss, 11½ sacks, 20 pass defenses and 11 interceptions, tops for career totals among the nation’s linebackers in 2006…Played on all four main special teams units.
PERSONAL – Given name Korey Dean Hall…Born in Mountain Home, Idaho.…Four-year starter at Glenns Ferry (Idaho) HS, was senior team captain and named the Class 2A Player of the Year after recording 113 tackles and three sacks as a LB while rushing for 714 yards and 16 TDs at RB… First-team all-conference at both positions and the league’s player of the year, leading his team to state championship game…Finished prep career with 359 tackles and 2,802 yards rushing…As a junior, earned first-team all-conference and second-team all-state honors on offense and defense, after earning first-team all-conference honors both ways as a sophomore…Also an outstanding wrestler, placed fourth in the state championships as a sophomore and second as a junior in the 215-pound weight class…In 2010, hosted his own football camp in Glenns Ferry…Was very active in both Packers community relations efforts and with events that benefited the foundations of teammates…Worked an internship in construction in Boise…Enjoys snowboarding, waterskiing, fishing, hunting big game, golfing, basketball, and watching comedy movies…Traveled to New Orleans for his first Mardi Gras in the 2010 offseason.
New Orleans Saints players on Tuesday, Nov. 25 handed out turkey and other Thanksgiving fixings to underserved families. More than 1,000 people showed at the Dryades YMCA for the event. Video by Ashley Amoss
Jen Hale hosts this week's Social Zone. Video by Justin Stout. (New Orleans Saints video)
New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton dismisses questions about "making changes" within the team as he and quarterback Drew Brees discuss their disappointment at the team's 34-27 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in Week 12.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw 2 touchdowns and a season-high 420 yards in his team's 34-27 Week 12 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.