But he earned time on the field early and despite never earning the spot as the team's No. 1 running back he has always been a factor.
Partially due to Carlos Hyde's emergence in 2012 and also the excitement about the new playmakers coming in the 2013 recruiting class.
But nonetheless it is not wise to forget about the veteran Hall, who is returning for his fifth season. Hall will bring the experience, talent and leadership the Buckeyes will need if they are to repeat their success of 2012.