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NGymFRqlGET TO KNOW is a series that has been brought to you by Joseph Muia of NFL Draft Diamonds. Today Get to Know Derron Hall of Virginia Lynchburg. You can follow him on twitter @DerronHall1.

AKA: D. Hall
Grade You Started Football: 4th grade
High School: Frederick Douglass High school
Position/Positions: Athlete
College: Virginia University of Lynchburg
Position/Positions: defensive back/ Cornerback, Nickel-back, Safety
Jersey Number: #1
Favorite Slogan: How do you want to be remembered?
Proudest Football Moment/Memory: Earning High school Honors and just being able to play college football.
Funniest Football Memory: When my high school team had an important game and we didn’t have a great practice and my coach was upset with us and the team we were playing were defending state champs in our division and he said ” I want everyone to hit everybody even if they go to the sideline to get a drink of water I want you guys heads to pop out of the bottle and hit him too”, even in the most serious moment my coach always had us laughing.

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Favorite Food: Ribs, mashed potatoes with gravy, greens and you can’t forget fried chicken
Football Philosophy: Players must be held accountable on the field as well as off the field.
Game Superstitions: I have to pray and give thanks to The Lord because he have me strength to be able to play this sport and live my life but I always pray in the end zones also I have to run up and down the field a couple of times to get use to the field.
Goals/Aspirations for 2014-2015: I want to graduate college and win a championship in our conference and help our school to grow.
Career Goals: Being able to play NFL football and to be one of the greats at my position and also I want to be able to support my family.
Favorite Football Team: Detroit Lions
Who Will Win The Super Bowl: Detroit Lions 2014-2015 CHAMPS!!!
Favorite Down Time: Spending time with my daughter and building an unbreakable relationship with her.
What Would You Want College Football Fans To Know About You: The thing I want my college football fans to remember about me is my character on and off the field as well as the love and respect that I have for the game and the dedication I have to be able to stick with the pressure of being a student then an athlete also I want them to remember my work in the community with the youth and helping them develop good skills to grow into a great individual who would do the same for the youth when they get older and finally I want them to remember my game play on the field.

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