Thomas "Zeus" Hall

Strength & Conditioning Coach Alcorn State Thomas Hall Killed early this morning October 16, 2011 involved in a fatal car accident.  The former strength and conditioning head coach at Southern University was killed shortly after midnight Sunday when he drove into a train that was crossing U.S. 61 just north of Thomas Road. The State Police said Thomas Hall, 40, of Baton Rouge, was driving on U.S. 61 when he crashed into a Kansas City Southern engine. Hall was pronounced dead at the scene, State Police said. The train crossing had working bells and lights to signal the train, the police said.

Trina Dunn said;

He was an AWESOME coach and one of the best human beings walking this earth. He is responsible for my weight loss and healthy lifestyle.

Thomas Hall entered his first season the Alcorn State University Braves Strength and Conditioning Coach. Hall is responsible for the physical development of Alcorn student-athletes, training all Athletic Programs.

Thomas “Zeus” Hall served as Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach under the Great noted Head Coach Billy C. Long, whose physical fitness Philosophy helped aid the St. Louis Rams become the 2000 Super Bowl Champions. Hall served under Coach Danny Morris as “The Enforcer” for the Strength and Conditioning program that helped bring Southern University back to the top of SWAC in 2003 with a Championship, and a return trip to Birmingham in 2004.

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  1. To Thomas Hall’s Family:

    It is our deepest regrets to hear of this tragedy. Our hearts, too, are very heavy. We express to you our deepest & most heartfelt condolences.

    Former SU Strengh and Conditioning Staff
    (Billy C. Long, Yolanda Brown, Tommy Holiday, Marshall “Bear” Hayes, Terrance Peoples)

  2. Zeus was my classmate, trainer, and life long friend. My prayers are with the Hall family, the Jaguar Nation, and the Alcorn State family. We have all lost a great friend and person in our life. May he rest in peace!!!!

  3. I am deeply sadden to hear of the passing of Thomas Zeus Hall … Truly a lost to the athletic community… We love you and will miss you being here with us… Jags for life R.I.P Zeus

  4. A great coach and friend!! Always looked out for me when I attended Southern University as a student-athlete. I can heat him now saying to me “Big Country”. You will be missed so dearly Zeus!!! Words can’t explain!! Sending prayers up for your immediate family, jaguar fam, and alcorn fam. So unreal but I know your in a better place!! Love you!

  5. What a terrible loss! It is truly a tragedy. We were raised as brothers and sisters and are truly saddened! Our prayers go out to his family which is our family. May God guide you through this painful time and grant you solace. He is now safe in the arms of Jesus. God bless! We love you always!

  6. We were brothers and will always remain brothers. See you again, when our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ returns.

    “Big Ran”

  7. He was a good man to heart. Always positive and uplifting our football team.. Also, he was a great strength and conditioning coach.. ASU football Team, faculty members, and alumni hearts goes to his family…

  8. Thomas “Zues” Hall was a good brother & will be dearly missed. My prayers go out to his family & close friends…

  9. Man I just talked to you and shook hands and hugged you in cortana mall yesterday, man life is so full of surprises you will be truly missed. Much love my brother,


  10. Prayers and heartfelt condolences to the Hall Family, and the lives he touched daily through football. Be encouraged knowing God doesn’t make mistakes.

  11. It goes without saying, if you were an athlete at Southern this man impacted your life. Always had your best interest at heart and loved to see his athletes succeed. A hell of a competitor and a great friend always willing to lend a hand. My wife workedout with him and se wasn’t even an athlete at the school. Beautiful prson and another one of Southern greats lost. You will be Missed Zeus!!!

  12. Dang Zues. I was hoping it wasnt true. You were a Coach/Big Brother to me. I never got a chance to tell you what a impact you had on my life as a man. Much respect Zues!!!!!!!!!!!!! But rest man, go ahead and chill with our Father ima see you when i get up there.

    Lova ya Bra #6 Temir Anders

  13. Zeus was a good person..We worked good togehter @ Dr. Banks Wellness Center… He’s the reason i lost my weight so fast..R.I.P ZEUS!!!

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