Talent runs deep on 2013 roster
Both Utah and USC are coming off bye weeks.
USC comes to town on Thursday, Oct. 4
UTAH: Veteran linebacker returned in the spring from ankle injury that cut short his 2012 season ... runs a 4.55 40.
2012-Played in seven games with three starts (Arizona State, UCLA and Oregon State) ... missed the remainder of the season with an injury ... 27 tackles (3 TFL) and two pass breakups ... season-high eight tackles against ASU ... seven tackles vs. UCLA included a TFL ... four tackles, one TFL and a pass breakup vs. Oregon State.
2011-Played in seven games, seeing time on both special teams and at linebacker ... seven tackles ... three tackles with a TFL against BYU ... two tackles against UCLA ... member of Student-Athlete Mentors (SAMS).
HIGH SCHOOL: Honorable mention all-state ... District 21-4A Defensive MVP ... first-team 21-4A all-district ... had 131 tackles as a senior in 2009 ... graduated Cum Laude from Beaumont Central High (Texas) ... won Central High's Presidential Award.
PERSONAL:Son of Carl Hale and the late Donna May Hale ... stepmother Dajuana Hale ... one brother and two sisters ... enjoys reading ... exercise sport science major ... full name is Jacoby Dwayne Hale (pronounced ja-CO-bee) ... born Apr. 21, 1992.