J.D. Hall

Wide Receivers Coach

Jermaine “J.D.” Hall, a former offensive assistant at the University of Connecticut and the youngest member of Head Coach Bobby Johnson’s coaching staff, will mentor wide receivers.

Hall, 30, served the last two years as receivers coach under Connecticut Head Coach Randy Edsall. Previously, he served on the coaching staffs at North Carolina A&T and North Carolina Central.

Hall is a 1993 graduate of Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, Fla., where he was one of the school’s finest offensive performers. When Hall ended his playing career, he owned team records for career completions (588), attempts (1,150) and passing yardage (7,154 yards). His jersey, #12, is singled out as one of Bethune-Cookman’s “Famous Wildcat Numbers.”

Hall, a native of Jacksonville, Fla., began his collegiate coaching career at North Carolina Central in 1993, working there six years, the final four as offensive coordinator. In 1999, he joined the North Carolina A&T staff, serving one year as quarterback coach and recruiting coordinator. The team won the MEAC, earning a berth in the I-AA playoffs. In 2000, he joined the Connecticut staff, serving as the Huskies wide receivers coach. He also interned with the Miami Dolphins in 1995.

Hall earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Bethune-Cookman. He was wed to the former Erin Dobson in July 2001.


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