Davin Hall is a junior fullback/tailback for Woodlawn High School. He is apart of the 2024 class, he played mainly fullback during his junior season but plans on having more of a role at tailback this next season. Davin is 5’9 and weighs 183 lbs, he has a max squat of 350 lbs. In the offseason Davin participates with the Randall Passing Academy. This past season was his first year on varsity and he looks forward to more opportunities during his senior season.
When did you start playing football?
“My mom always said I had the ball when I was a baby, but I started pad football when I was 7 years old.”
What is your favorite thing about football?
“Baton Rouge is a real rough area and football has been an escape for me. I love everything about it the contact, the hardworking, and more.”
What is something you have learned playing football?
“Not to short myself, If I don’t give 100% everyday than I am only cheating myself.”
Do you play any other sports?
“I used to play basketball, but now other than football I just go to track practices to work on my speed.”
Who is your favorite college football team?
“It has been LSU since I was a baby.”
Who is your favorite NFL Team?
“If I had to pick one I would say the Kansas City Chiefs.”
What is your best skillset as a player?
“I have understood that I need to do my specific job at my position for my team to be successful. So my greatest strength is executing the job given to me.”
Who is your biggest role model?
“My mom for sure. I am so grateful and proud of her for raising three kids as a single mother it is not an easy thing to do.”
Who do you look up to as a player?
“Ja’Marr Chase or Justin Jefferson because of how hard they work, I have watched a lot of their workout videos.”
How do you balance school and football?
“School comes first. I have always stood by being a student before being an athlete. I always check that my work is complete and turned in before I get to play football.”
What has been your best football memory?
“I didn’t get to play football my first two years of high school because of shoulder surgery, so being able to immediately come in and start as a junior was pretty special to me.”
How do you prepare for a game?
“I like to eat something healthy, go over the playbook, lock in, and clarify any questions I may have with the coaches.”
What separates you from others?
“I am always going to be one of the hardest workers in the room. I want the most and I don’t take days off because I want it that bad.”
What is being a good teammate?
“Understanding that it is a team effort and when one guy doesn’t do their job all the wheels can fall off. Opportunities arise from everyone collectively doing their job.”