2014: Sat out spring practice while recovering from offseason surgery.
2013: Played in nine games … Finished year with 10 tackles, including a TFL and a hurry … Played 153 total snaps, including a season-high 31 at BYU … Had three solo stops, including a TFL and a hurry at UNC … Credited with three solo stops at BYU … Suffered an injury at UAB and missed the remainder of the season.
2012: Took a redshirt year.
High School: A two-star recruit by Scout.com ... Lettered in football, basketball, and baseball at Dunwoody ... Played d efensive end and tight end ... Did not play his senior year of football due to a foot injury ... Earned all-region honors in baseball ... Hale played in the prestigious 25th annual Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif. in 2011 as one of 30-players on the southeast squad ... Played for Coach Jim Showfety.
Full Name: Chris Jordan Hale ... Parents: Darryl and Genice Hale ... Born: 11/16/93 ... Major: Liberal Studies ... Other: His cousin is former Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith (Ohio State).