Finally: Hall joins Broncos practice squad
Andre Hall's long wait is over.
The former USF running back, the Bulls' all-time leading rusher, will sign a contract today to take a spot on the practice squad of the Denver Broncos, who worked him out last month. After being cut by the Bucs and Bears in preseason and trying out for five other teams, Hall has an NFL job.
Hall flies out Sunday to join his new team. Two of the Broncos' four active running backs are listed on the team's injury report -- Tatum Bell is questionable with a toe injury and Cedric Cobbs is probable with an ankle injury -- so Hall should have an opportunity to show his talents to Broncos coaches, if only in practice. At 6-2, the Broncos lead the AFC West and are tied for the second-best record in the AFC.
Oh, and one more note: Thanks to Rutgers' big win, USF doesn't get a true national television audience next week. The Bulls' game at Louisville will be broadcast on ESPNU, with kickoff set for 7:30 p.m. ...