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NY Jets: 4 players who could pull a Shohei Ohtani and play both ways

NY Jets, Bryce Hall
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NY Jets, Bryce Hall
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2. Bryce Hall, CB --> WR, NY Jets

Bryce Hall excelled at Bishop McDevitt High School as a two-sport star shining on both the gridiron and basketball court. But even on the gridiron, he didn't play the position he would one day play in the NFL.

Hall was almost exclusively a wide receiver in high school seeing only a handful of reps at defensive back. Despite his success, he didn't receive a lot of interesting coming out of high school as a two-star recruit.

He committed to Virginia as an athlete and eventually converted to cornerback where he would go on to find plenty of success.

Hall's position was originally a point of contention among the Virginia coaching staff with both offensive and defensive coaches competing for him. Ultimately, the defensive staff won out.

That was likely the correct decision too as Hall went on to be named second-team All-American and first-team All-ACC following a standout junior season.

Hall's experience as a receiver was considered a positive coming out of college with multiple scouting reports touting his ball skills as a strength of his game.

Hall is best suited in the defensive backfield where he will look to carve out a long-term role in the Jets defense.

But if he ever wants to relive his glory days of high school, perhaps he could have a conversation with offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur about playing some wide receiver.

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