Defensive Captain (2010-11, 2014) Three-time Pro Bowler (2005, 2006, 2010 seasons) 2011 Pro Bowl MVP
Defensive Captain (2010-11, 2014) Three-time Pro Bowler (2005, 2006, 2010 seasons) 2011 Pro Bowl MVP
NFL debut: 10/24/04 (at KC)... Redskins debut: 11/16/08 (vs. DAL)... 100th NFL game: 12/26/10 (at JAX)... 100th NFL start: 10/16/11 (vs. PHI)... First INT: 11/28/04 (vs. NO, Aaron Brooks)... First multi-INT game: 09/17/06 (vs. TB, 2)... First four-INT game: 10/24/10 (at CHI)... 30th career INT: 10/24/10 (at CHI, Jay Cutler)... 40th career INT: 9/22/13 (vs. DET, Matthew Stafford)... First TD: 01/02/05 (at SEA, 48 yard INT return, Matt Hasselbeck)... First FF: 12/12/04 (vs. OAK, Chris Hetherington)... First FR: 10/16/05 (at NO, Antowain Smith)... First multi-FR game: 12/12/05 (vs. NO, 2)... First sack: 12/12/04 (vs. OAK, Kerry Collins)... First reception: 09/17/06 (vs. TB, no gain from Michael Vick)
Originally selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the first round (eighth overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft... Traded to the Oakland Raiders on March 21, 2008... Waived by the Oakland Raiders on November 5, 2008... Signed by the Washington Redskins as a free agent on November 8, 2008... Re-signed by the Redskins on March 3, 2009... Released by the Redskins on March 11, 2013... Signed by the Redskins on April 4, 2013... Re-signed by the Redskins on February 19, 2014.
Enters 2016 having played in 163 career regular season games, with 154 starts, and four postseason contests (all starts)... Credited by STATS, LLC with 779 career tackles (614 solo), 43 interceptions, 138 passes defensed, 11 forced fumbles, 15 fumble recoveries and two sacks through the 2014 season... Was selected to the Pro Bowl with the Falcons in 2005 and 2006 and with the Redskins in 2010, earning Pro Bowl MVP honors in the game following the 2010 season... Tied an NFL record with four interceptions at Chicago in 2010... Was the first player in NFL history to record five career fumble returns for touchdowns and five career interception returns for touchdowns.
Appeared in 11 regular season games (eight starts) and one postseason game, transitioning from cornerback to safety in the middle of the season. Compiled 48 tackles (39 solo), a forced fumble and a fumble recovery, which he returned for a touchdown in the team’s division-clinching win in Week 16... Tied for team lead with eight tackles (six solo) with a pass defensed vs. MIA (9/13)... Recorded four tackles (three solo) in a win vs. STL (9/20)... Made four tackles (three solo) at NYG (9/24) before exiting with a toe injury... Inactive vs. PHI (10/4), at ATL (10/11), at NYJ (10/18), vs. TB (10/25) and at NE (11/8)... Transitioned to safety following the injury... Returned to action in a win vs. NO (11/15), recording two assisted tackles... Contributed on defense at CAR (11/22)... Started at safety and recorded four solo tackles in a win vs. NYG (11/29)... Posted four tackles (two solo) vs. DAL (12/7)... Tied for team lead with six solo tackles in a win at CHI (12/13)... Led Redskins with nine tackles (eight solo) and a pass defensed in a win vs. BUF (12/20)... Posted four solo tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery he returned 17 yards for a division-clinching score at PHI (12/26). Became the first player in NFL history to record at least five interception return touchdowns and five fumble return touchdowns in a career. Tied Jessie Tuggle for second-most fumble returns for touchdowns in NFL history (five)... Recorded three solo tackles in regular season finale at DAL (1/3)... Tallied six tackles (two solo) in NFC Wild Card Round vs. GB (1/10).
Played in three games — starting all three — before suffering a seasonending Achilles injury. Recorded 16 tackles (12 solo), a forced fumble and a fumble recovery on the season... Named by his teammates as the defensive captain prior to the season... Started and appeared in his 150th career NFL game at HOU (9/7), leading the team with eight tackles (seven solo)... Started and added three tackles (two solo) vs. JAX (9/14)... Started and recorded five tackles (three solo), one forced fumble and one fumble recovery at PHI (9/21) before exiting the game with an injured Achilles.
Started all 16 games for a fourth consecutive season... Credited by coaches with 106 tackles (79 solo), third-most on the team... Scored a team-record three defensive touchdowns (two via interception return, one via fumble return)... Started at cornerback vs. PHI (9/9) and had six tackles (three solo) and a fumble recovery he returned 75 yards for a touchdown. The fumble recovery touchdown was Hall’s fourth of his career, the most among active NFL players and tied with four players for the third-most career fumble return touchdowns in NFL history... Started at GB (9/15) and had seven tackles (five solo) with a forced fumble... Started vs. DET (9/22) and added four tackles (three solo) and scored his second touchdown of the year on a 17-yard first quarter interception return. The pick made him the fifth active player to reach 40 career interceptions, joining Ed Reed, Charles Woodson, Champ Bailey and Asante Samuel. The interception return for touchdown was the fourth of his career, making Hall only the second player in NFL history to score at least four touchdowns by both interception return and by fumble return (Ronde Barber)... Started at OAK (9/29) and added two assisted tackles... Started at DAL (10/13), posting seven tackles (five solo) and a pass defensed and helping limit Dez Bryant to only 36 receiving yards... Started vs. CHI (10/20), posting four tackles (three solo) and three passes defensed... Started at DEN (10/27) and posted four solo tackles, three passes defensed and two interceptions, one of which he returned 26 yards for a touchdown. The defensive touchdown was his third of the season (two via interception return, one via fumble return), making him the first player in Redskins history to score three defensive touchdowns in a season. The picksix was the fifth in his career, making him the sixth active player with at least five career interception returns for touchdowns (Charles Woodson, Charles Tillman, Ed Reed, Asante Samuel and Lance Briggs). The two interceptions pushed him past Vernon Dean (1982-87) and Lemar Parrish (1978-81) into the Top 10 in team history... Started and posted five tackles (three solo) vs. SD (11/3)... Started and led the Redskins with 11 tackles (seven solo) and a forced fumble at MIN (11/7)... Started and added two solo tackles at PHI (11/17)... Started vs. SF (11/25), recording a solo tackle, a pass defensed and his career-high third forced fumble of the season... Started and registered seven tackles (five solo) vs. NYG (12/1)... Started and added six tackles (all solo) vs. KC (12/8)... Started and recorded four tackles (two solo) and a pass defensed at ATL (12/15)... Started vs. DAL (12/22), notching four solo tackles and two passes defensed, including his fourth interception... Started and made four solo tackles at NYG (12/29).
Started all 16 regular season games and finished third on the team in tackles (115, 89 solo) as credited by the coaching staff... Credited with 16 passes defensed in addition to one sack, one fumble recovered and four interceptions... Started at cornerback and registered two tackles (both for loss), including the first full sack of his career, dropping Drew Brees for a seven-yard loss in a season-opening win at NO (9/9)... Started at cornerback at STL (9/16) and led the team with eight tackles (all solo), a pass defensed and a fumble recovery — the 10th fumble recovery of his career, making him the 20th active player to reach double digits in fumble recoveries... Started and had 13 tackles (11 solo) and a pass defensed vs. CIN (9/23)... Had five tackles, two passes defensed and an interception as a starter at TB (9/30)... Started and registered nine tackles (five solo) vs. ATL (10/7)... Started and posted seven tackles and had a game-ending interception of QB Christian Ponder in the end zone vs. MIN (10/14)... Started and had three tackles and a pass defensed at NYG (10/21)... Registered six tackles (five solo) as a starter at PIT (10/28)... Started and had three tackles and two passes defensed vs. CAR (11/4)... Started and had an interception of QB Nick Foles in addition to seven tackles (six solo) in a win vs. PHI (11/18)... Started and had three tackles (two solo), two passes defensed and an interception in a Thanksgiving Day win at DAL (11/22). It was Hall’s second consecutive game with an interception, marking the first time he had at least one interception in consecutive games since October 2010. He also had a 43-yard onside kick return in the final minute that he downed inside the 5-yard line to allow the offense to kneel out the clock... Started in a win vs. NYG (12/3) on Monday Night Football and registered four tackles (three solo)... Started and posted seven tackles (four solo) in a win vs. BAL (12/9)... Started and registered six tackles (four solo) in a win at CLE (12/16)... Started and had five solo tackles in a win at PHI (12/23)... Started and had three tackles and three passes defensed and was given a game ball by NBC’s Sunday Night Football for his role in a division-clinching win vs. DAL (12/30)... Started and had six tackles (two solo) in the NFC Wild Card Round vs. SEA (1/6).
Named a defensive captain for the second consecutive season... Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in Week 12... Started all 16 games... Totaled 111 tackles (75 solo), three interceptions, one forced fumble and 16 passes defensed... Started at left cornerback vs. NYG (9/11) and recorded eight tackles (four solo) and one pass defensed... Started at left cornerback vs. ARI (9/18) and finished with six tackles (four solo) and one pass defensed... Started at left cornerback at DAL (9/26) and recorded six tackles (six solo)... Started at left cornerback at STL (10/2) and recorded six tackles (five solo) and two passes defensed... Started at left corner vs. PHI (10/16) and recorded five tackles (three solo) and one interception... Started at left cornerback at CAR (10/23) and recorded five tackles (four solo) and one pass defensed... Started at left cornerback at BUF (10/30) and recorded seven tackles (six solo)... Started at left cornerback vs. SF (11/6) and recorded 13 tackles (eight solo) and one forced fumble... Started at left cornerback at MIA (11/13) and recorded eight tackles (four solo) and one pass defensed... Started at left cornerback vs. DAL (11/20) and recorded eleven tackles (nine solo)... Started at left cornerback at SEA (11/27) and recorded seven tackles (two solo), seven passes defensed and one interception, a performance that earned him recognition as the NFC Defensive Player of the Week... Started at left cornerback vs. NYJ (12/4) and recorded seven tackles (six solo) and one pass defensed... Started at left cornerback vs. NE (12/11) and recorded nine tackles (six solo)... Started at left cornerback at NYG (12/18) and recorded seven tackles (five solo), two passes defensed and one interception... Started at left cornerback vs. MIN (12/24) and recorded two tackles (two solo) and one pass defensed... Started at left cornerback at PHI (1/1/12) and recorded three tackles (two solo) and two passes defensed.
Named a defensive captain... Earned his first trip to the Pro Bowl as a member of the Washington Redskins, where he won MVP honors... Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in Week 7... Started all 16 games and led all Redskins with six interceptions, which tied him for fifth in the NFL and tied his career high... Also finished third on the team in tackles, with 112 (79 solo)... Totaled two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and 16 passes defensed... Finished tied for first in the NFL in takeaways (8)... Started at cornerback vs. DAL (9/12) and registered 12 tackles (10 solo), including one tackle for a loss, two passes defensed, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery, which he returned 32 yards for a touchdown. The fumble recovery for a touchdown, which came after he stripped the ball from running back Tashard Choice, was the first of Hall’s career and also accounted for the only touchdown scored by the Redskins... Opened the game at cornerback and led his position group with 13 tackles (nine solo) vs. HOU (9/19)... Started at cornerback at STL (9/26) and led all Redskins cornerbacks with nine tackles (six solo). Also had a pass defensed... Opened the game at cornerback at PHI (10/3) and registered seven tackles (three solo), one pass defensed and an interception. His interception came in the endzone in the final play of regulation to clinch the Washington victory. Helped limit receivers DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin to a combined four catches for 34 yards and no touchdowns... Had 12 tackles (eight solo) vs. GB (10/10)... Totaled seven tackles (four solo) vs. IND (10/17)... Started at cornerback at CHI (10/24). Tied an NFL record by intercepting four passes, one of which he returned 92 yards for a touchdown. Became 19th NFL player and third Redskin to record four interceptions in the same game. He is the first NFL player to do so since Denver’s Deltha O’Neal on Oct. 7, 2001. Sammy Baugh (11/14/43 vs. Detroit) and Dan Sandifer (10/31/48 vs. Boston) were the other Redskins to do so. Hall’s 92-yard interception return for a touchdown was the longest of his career and tied for the third-longest in Redskins history. Coupled with his 32-yard fumble return for a touchdown in Week 1 against DAL, Hall became the first Redskins defender to score two defensive touchdowns in the same season since Andre Collins in 1994. It was his third career interception for a touchdown and his sixth career defensive return for a touchdown. Also had nine tackles (seven solo) and four passes defensed. Helped hold quarterback Jay Cutler to a 54.3 passer rating. Was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance. His jersey from the game is now displayed in the Pro Football Hall of Fame... Started at cornerback at DET (10/31). Had six tackles (four solo), two passes defensed and one interception. The interception gave him six on the season, matching a career high and are the most by a Redskin since Matt Stevens had six in 1999... Had eight tackles (five solo) and one pass defensed vs. PHI (11/15)... Started at cornerback at TEN (11/21). Had two tackles, all solo. Held wide receiver Randy Moss without a catch... Opened the game at cornerback vs. MIN (11/28). Totaled four tackles (four solo) while helping hold quarterback Brett Favre to just 172 passing yards and no touchdowns. Part of a defense which held the Vikings to 299 total yards... Totaled two tackles (two solo) and helped hold quarterback Eli Manning to 161 yards and a 62.2 passer rating at NYG (12/5)... Started at cornerback vs. TB (12/12). Had four tackles (three solo) and two passes defensed. Forced and recovered a fumble from Buccaneers running back LeGarrette Blount, which led to the Redskins first touchdown of the day... Had three tackles (three solo) at DAL (12/19)... Started at cornerback at JAX (12/26). Led all cornerbacks with six tackles (two solo)... Totaled eight tackles (seven solo) and two passes defensed vs. NYG (1/2).
Played in 13 games with 12 starts, declared inactive for three games with a knee sprain (at PHI, 11/29; vs. NO, 12/6; and at OAK, 12/13)... Led the Redskins with four interceptions... Also totaled 64 tackles (44 solo), nine passes defensed and one fumble recovery... Had 10 tackles (seven solo) at CAR (10/11) and intercepted his third pass of the season off quarterback Jake Delhomme leading to running back Clinton Portis’ first rushing touchdown of the season... Notched four tackles (three solo) and an interception vs. DEN (11/15)... Sustained a knee sprain against at DAL (11/23) after recovering his first fumble of the season, but returned to total nine tackles.
Started in eight games with the Oakland Raiders and played in seven games with four starts for the Redskins... Tied for sixth in the NFL in interceptions (5) and fifth in passes defensed (21) in 2008 with Oakland and Washington... Tallied 49 tackles, three interceptions, 13 passes defensed, one fumble recovery, one forced fumble and a half-sack as a member of the Raiders... Released by the Raiders on November 5... Signed with the Redskins on Nov. 8... Totaled 27 tackles (21 solo), two interceptions, eight passes defensed and one fumble recovery with the Redskins... Made his Redskins debut at DAL (11/16) and had three tackles and intercepted Dallas quarterback Tony Romo... Made his first start with the Redskins at BAL (12/7) and had four tackles, one pass defensed, one fumble recovery (returned for 10 yards) and one special teams stop.
Tallied a career-high 71 tackles to go along with five interceptions for 80 yards, 16 passes defensed, one fumble recovery, one fumble forced and a touchdown... Posted one tackle, one pass defensed and one interception (19 yards) at MIN (9/9); the interception marked the 13th of his career and second on opening day (9/12/05 vs. PHI)... Recorded one tackle, one fumble recovery (56 yards – in the first quarter for a touchdown) and one pass defensed at TEN (10/7)... Amassed a career high 11 tackles and tied a career high with four passes defensed in addition to recording one interception (33 yards) vs. NYG (10/15).
Earned second consecutive Pro Bowl nod after tallying 56 tackles, a teamhigh four interceptions, one fumble recovery and a career-high 16 passes defensed... According to STATS Inc., less than half (48.7 percent) of the passes thrown his direction were completed... Had two tackles, one interception and two passes defensed against ARI (10/1); his interception was returned 37 yards for a touchdown... Had a then-career-best two interceptions vs. TB (9/17).
Started 15 games and led the team with a career-high six interceptions... Also tallied 68 tackles, 10 passes defensed, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and one touchdown on the way to his first Pro Bowl selection... Registered eight punt returns for 82 yards and two kickoff returns for 45 yards... Matched up against WR Terrell Owens in the season opener and posted four tackles and one interception as he kept the Pro Bowl receiver out of the end zone before a nationally televised audience on ABC’s “Monday Night Football” vs. PHI (9/12).
Saw action in 10 games with nine starts after missing the first six games of the season with a hip injury suffered in the preseason... Registered 37 tackles, two interceptions, one forced fumble, six passes defensed and a half-sack; also returned one kickoff for 48 yards... Tied for second on the team with eight passes defensed and third with two interceptions... Posted first career interception vs. NO (11/28).
Recorded 190 tackles, 20 passes defensed, eight interceptions, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and seven receptions for 86 yards with one touchdown in his three-year career at Virginia Tech... Returned 56 punts for 839 yards and five touchdowns... His five punt returns for touchdowns rank second in Big East Conference history to current teammate Santana Moss (6, Miami)... All-America first-team selection as a punt returner as a junior... Semi-finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, given to the nation’s top defensive back, as he ranked sixth on the team with a career high 93 tackles... Tallied 56 tackles, 12 passes defensed, four interceptions and one forced fumble in 10 starts as a sophomore... Registered 42 tackles and three interceptions as a freshman.
Lettered in basketball, football and track at Deep Creek H.S. in Chesapeake, Va... Rushed for more than 1,300 yards and 30 touchdowns as a senior... First team all-state selection as a defensive back and kick returner as he intercepted nine passes and posted more than 100 tackles... Averaged 9.8 yards per carry as a junior and added seven picks... Placed sixth at the junior nationals in the 60-meter dash as a junior... Majored in secondary education... Served as an NFL Network analyst during the 2015 Scouting Combine... Married to his wife, Jada, with whom he has six children: Tyrel, Mya, TaLia, Bre, and twins, Jaden and DJ... Has participated in several community events during his time in Washington, among them the CareFirst Legislative Reception, Coca-Cola’s Get the Ball Rolling Flag Football Experience, Darrell Green’s annual Christmas With The Redskins event, the team’s 80th Anniversary Thank You Tour throughout Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. in 2012, numerous PLAY 60 events, the Brian Mitchell Youth Football Camp, Macy’s Redskins Coat Giveaway Event, London’s Bridge Holiday events and more. Also participated in the inaugural WOW Wives Runway Show to benefit the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation in 2015.
DeAngelo Hall speaks about his transition from cornerback to safety.
Redskins Safety DeAngelo Hall participated in the NFL Play 60 clinic for kids in London, England.
Former Cornerback DeAngelo Hall talks about how much he is enjoying the move to the Safety position and where he feels he is in that transition.
Redskins players talk about the influence Sean Taylor had on their career - including style of play and even their numbers.
Moving from cornerback to safety has "rejuvenated" DeAngelo Hall, to the point where he's ready to head to Richmond, Va., right now for Redskins' training camp.