NEW MEXICO:Returning letterman who was a late season starter at tight end last year...enjoyed a strong, relatively healthy spring and will be counted on to handle a full-time role this year...has all the tools to be a dominant player at the position, but needs to prove that he can stay healthy and contribute on a regular basis...coaches say he is one of the best receiving tight ends the program has had in a long time...at 6-5, 257, provides a big target in the middle of the field and is an improving run-blocker...does an excellent job of uncovering himself and making plays with the ball in his hands as well...solid numbers in the weight room...350 bench, 285 incline, 308 power clean...was hampered by injuries throughout his first year...broke his right hand, near the pinky finger, late in 2004 spring practice and aggravated the injury during the first few days of preseason camp...x-rays revealed that he was born without a knuckle on his right pinky finger...the pinky is fused to the knuckle on the adjacent finger...was forced to play with a splint on his hand while the break healed, limiting his pass catching ability...a knee injury later kept him out of the Texas Tech game (Sept. 11) and he eventually had surgery on his hand on Jan. 6 after the 2004 Emerald Bowl...transferred from Snow College (Ephraim, Utah) last year, where he was a second team All-American on the field and first team All-America honoree in the classroom...served his two-year Mormon mission in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from May of 2000 to June of 2002...Academic All-MWC honoree last year, posting a 3.51 GPA in Business Administration.
2004 (JUNIOR):Played in 11 games, starting 5 times, including 4 of the final 7 games...6 receptions for 70 yards, including a long of 31 at New Mexico State...Emerald Bowl (vs. Navy)...Made two catches for a season-high 23 yards and scored the first TD of his Lobo career...gave the Lobos' a 7-0 lead in the first quarter with his 17-yard grab across the middle on a third-and-14 play...vs. Washington State...Two receptions for 14 yards (both in the 1st quarter) in his first D-I game
SNOW COLLEGE:Second team Gridwire All-America tight end for the Badgers in 2003...29 catches for 487 yards and 5 TDs...played for head coach Jeff Kilts...Snow was conference co-champs and finished tied for 4th nationally after beating Georgia Military 27-21 in overtime in the Golden Isles Bowl...31 receptions and 6 TDs his freshman season...also a first team scholastic All-American and Snow College Student Leader of the Year.
HIGH SCHOOL:A 1999 graduate of Idaho Falls Hillcrest...lettered in football, basketball and baseball...all-state tight end for head coach Randy Gleave as a senior...all-conference in baseball as well.
PERSONAL:Born April 1, 1981, in Idaho Falls...age is 24...full name is Logan Brad Hall...son of Brad and Andrea...wife's name is Cortney...mom is an artist...Logan is also a former Eagle Scout...majoring in Business Administration.