Delton Hall

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Delton Hall
No. 35, 36
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1965-01-16) January 16, 1965 (age 49)
Place of birth: Greensboro, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school: Greensboro (NC) Grimsley
College: Clemson
NFL Draft: 1987 / Round: 2 / Pick: 38
Debuted in 1987
Last played in 1992
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Joe Greene Great Performance Award (1987)
Career NFL statistics
Games played–started 76–20
Sacks 1.0
Interceptions 5
Stats at NFL.com

Delton Dwayne Hall (born January 16, 1965 in Greensboro, North Carolina) is a former professional American football cornerback in the National Football League.He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1987–1991) and the San Diego Chargers (1992)

Hall was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2nd round (38th overall) of the 1987 NFL Draft—following the Steelers' pick of Rod Woodson (CB) in the 1st round.[1] In his rookie year, he became an instant starter at cornerback, intercepting three passes on the way to earning Steelers' "Rookie of the Year" honors and the nickname "Beltin' Delton" from fans of the team.[2]

Hall also was a standout in track and field setting the North Carolina state 400 meters record at the NCHSAA Track Championships held at North Rowan High School in 1983. His time of 46.41 (electronic timing) remains the fastest ever recorded by a NC high schooler.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1980's Steelers' Drafts". Pittsburgh Post Gazette. March 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ Emert, Rich. "Where Are They Now? Delton Hall". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved May 1, 2003.