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The Granite City, Ill., native was a two-time MAAU all-conference pick and Little All-American as a senior for the Vikings and was selected by Pittsburgh in the 28th round of the 1959 NFL draft. Hall, 74, played one season for the Steelers before being signed by Boston of the American Football League.
From 1961 to 1967, Hall played in 88 games and intercepted 29 passes for the Patriots, who elected him to the franchise's all-decade team for the 1960s. He was played in the AFL Pro Bowl in 1963.
Hall played in four post-season games for Valley, including the Tangerine Bowl -- now the Capital One Bowl -- in Orlando, Fla., during a 26-7 loss to East Texas State in 1958.
Hall was inducted into both the Boston Patriots and MVC Athletic Hall of Fames in 1971.
Upon retirement from the gridiron, Hall became a teacher and coach in the Kansas City and Liberty school systems.
Hall will be inducted during the AFCA convention Jan. 9 at San Antonio.