If you turned to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Saturday to watch Amir Hall nationally debut his skills
Now You See Him, Now You Don’t
The Bowie State quarterback made his debut on the field for the National team with 7:35 left in the third quarter, American and National tied at 7. National’s drive was ten plays and lasted just over five minutes. Nine of the ten plays were consecutive runs, so it was 3rd and 4 and the last play of the drive when Hall finally got a chance to throw. Unfortunately, the pass was deflected at the line. National went on to miss the field goal and that’s all we saw from Hall for the remainder of the game. One drive, one pass attempt. That is all you’ll find recorded in ESPN’s box score for Hall.
It Doesn’t Add Up…
The National team featured three quarterbacks in
There was a loud contingent of disappointed Hall fans online.
Move in Silence
The truth of the matter is, it was deflating and unfortunate to see as an HBCU fan. Make no mistake, though, and don’t believe this ruined Hall’s chances to succeed. For the most part, only fans and prospective fans were affected by the slight feature. The fact remains that Hall was in California the entire week prior to Saturday’s game putting in the real dirty work: learning the business, networking with professionals, practicing and working out for scouts.
Not only that, everyone loves an underdog, right?
In all, the lack of limelight sucked, that’s undeniable. Hall’s NFL prospects shouldn’t have taken too much of a hit on Saturday afternoon, though. Alongside his other countless career accolades, he still ended his senior year
Although he may not have gotten a fair share of attempts, he still went out there and made fans of HBCU football proud and root for him much louder.