| Ahmard Hall
5-11 · 235
Angleton, Texas (Angleton)
A Marine Seargent, husband and father who was a third-year walk-on before being awarded a scholarship as a senior ... was tabbed the Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year in 2004-05 ... also was the Big 12 candidate for the NCAA Sportsmanship Award ... took over the starting fullback position in 2005 ... played in 24 career games on offense and special teams ... recorded two carries for 11 yards and a TD and three receptions for 42 yards and a TD in his career ... played in all 13 games this season, starting both where Texas opened with a fullback ... registered one carry for 10 yards and three receptions for 42 yards, one TD and one two-point conversion in 2005 ... saw playing time as the backup fullback and on special teams in 2004 ... played in 11 games with one carry for a TD ... was the second-leading special teams tackler with 10 last season ... a former all-district back who served four years in the Marines, including missions in Kosovo and Afghanistan, before joining UT as a walk-on in 2003 ... is going to college on the G.I. Bill ... quickly climbed to the ranks of Marine Seargent and is currently on inactive reserve ... played in the same backfield at Angelton High School as former Longhorn All-America CB and current San Diego Charger Quentin Jammer, who was the QB ... his wife, Joana, also is a Marine and they have a son, Mason ... Joanna also is inactive as a Marine after four years of duty.
Played in all 13 games this season, starting both where Texas opened with a fullback ... registered one carry for 10 yards and three receptions for 42 yards, one TD and one two-point conversion ... a key blocker in an offense that ranked first in the nation in scoring offense (50.2 ppg), second in rushing offense (274.9 ypg) and third in total offense (512.1 ypg) ... has helped clear the way for Texas to set school single- season records in both points scored (652) and total yards (6,657) ... Texas' 652 points broke the 22-year old NCAA record of 624 points set by Nebraska in 1983 ... UT's 50.2 points per game average marked only the fifth time in NCAA history that a team finished the year averaging over 50 points per game ... Texas was the first team since Nebraska in 1995 to score 50 points and post 500 yards per game in a season ... helped Texas score at least 40 points in 12 of 13 games, including a nationalleading and school-record 11 straight games ... Texas' 3,574 rushing yards were the fourth-most in school history ... UT's six 300-yard games matched its total last season, which was the most since 1977 ... had one carry for 10 yards against No. 24 Colorado ... scored a two-point conversion on a pass from Vince Young at Oklahoma State ... had one reception for three yards against Kansas ... made two catches for 39 yards at Texas A&M, including a 14-yard TD.
Played in 11 games with one carry for a TD ... was the second-leading special teams tackler with 10 ... scored the team's final TD against North Texas with a one-yard run on his only carry of the season ... led the team out of the tunnel by carrying an American flag at Arkansas on the three-year anniversary of the September 11 tragedy.
Walked on in the fall and was a member of the scout team offense.
Coached by Mark Wright at Angleton High ... a three-year letterwinner ... was the Brazoria County Offensive MVP and earned first-team all-district honors as team captain in 1998 ... scored 11 TDs that year ... earned honorable mention all-district honors in 1997 ... also a member of the track & field team and baseball team.
Born 11/13/79 in Galveston, Texas ... full name is Ahmard Rashad Hall ... enjoys spending time with wife, Joanna, and two year old son, Mason ... is active in the UT community service program ... helped spearhead a Longhorn drive to collect items for a local organization called 'Momma Bear Cares,' which sent them to Marines serving in Iraq last Veteran's Day ... lists producing music, running and assisting veterans as hobbies ... an active member in community service with military veterans ... a military veteran who served in numerous missions around the world as a member of the Marines.
Year G/GS Rush-Yds YPC TD Long Rec-Yds YPC TD Long
2005 13/2 1-10 10.0 0 10/CU 3-42 14.0 1 25/TA
2004 11/0 1-1 1.0 1 1t/NT 0-0 0.0 0 --
2003 Did not play
Career 24/2 2-11 5.5 1 10/CU 3-42 14.0 1 25/TA