|Position:||Center / Guard|
|Born:||August 26, 1968|
Los Angeles, California
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||281 lb (127 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||1989 / Round: 2 / Pick: 37|
|Career NFL statistics|
Courtney Hall (born August 26, 1968 in Los Angeles, California) is a former center and guard in the National Football League for the San Diego Chargers. He is a four-time Pro Bowl 1st Alternate and captained the only Chargers football team to play in a Super Bowl.
Hall played football at Banning High School in Wilmington, California, and was the starting offensive tackle his junior and senior years. His teammates included Jamelle Holieway, Leroy Holt, and Mark Tucker. He retired from the NFL in 1999.
AlIn 1985, at 16 years of age, Courtney, a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist, graduated from high school and enrolled at Rice University. He graduated in 1990 with a dual degree in Economics and Managerial Studies. In 2003, he graduated with a joint J.D./M.B.A. degree from the University of Chicago Law School and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Hall also served on the Rice University Investment Committee, helping to manage the university's $4.5 billion endowment.
Currently, Hall is a managing partner of Hillcrest Venture Partners, a venture capital firm. He also served as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's appointee to the New York City Campaign Finance Board.
Rice University Athletics Hall of Fame
In 1995, Courtney, age 27, became one of the youngest people ever inducted in the Rice Athletic Hall of Fame. A four-year letterman for the Owls from 1985-1988, he became one of the only Owls ever to start all 44 games in his career. He earned first-team all-SWC honors in both 1987 and 1988 and later became the school’s only representative on the conference's all-decade team for the 1980’s. He joined fellow Rice hall of fame members Weldon Humble and Wash Underwood as a two-time winner for the George Martin team MVP award, and also captured two George Brown Offense Awards during his playing days at Rice. Off the field, his quiet leadership and class helped him earn the American Airlines American Spirit Award in 1988.
Gerald R. Ford Legends Award
In 2015, Courtney received the Gerald R. Ford Legends Award. The award is presented to a former collegiate or professional center who, in addition to standout football careers, has also made significant contributions to the football and/or business communities, or through philanthropic endeavors.
Southwest Conference Hall of Fame
The Texas Sports Hall of Fame inducted Courtney into the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame in 2019.