WEBER STATE: Hale has been mentioned in several pre-season publications as an all-America candidate for the 2007 season and as one of the top six offensive tackles in NCAA 1-FCS. He and Montana offensive tackle, Cory Balogh were each named FIRST TEAM ALL-BIG SKY CONFERENCE in 2006 and both players return for the 2007 season. ... He will serve as one of the OFFENSIVE CAPTAINS for the 2007 season. ... Got married on June 29 to former WSU volleyball player Shelby Walford. .. Coaches love his work ethic and the time he puts in to make himself better. ... Returned from a two-year LDS Church mission to the Dominican Republic in June of 2004 and is fluent in Spanish. ... Is the fourth Hale to play at Weber State, following in the footsteps of older brothers (Scott: OG), (Ben: OG), (Mike: TE). IN 2006: Hale’s blocking ability was one of the big reasons for the success of WSU running back Trevyn Smith. Smith ended up as the leading rusher in the Big Sky Conference at 102.6 yards per game. ... Showed a great deal of physical toughness playing most of the season with a nagging back problem but did not miss a game. IN 2005: Earned Honorable Mention All-Big Sky Conference honors for the second year in a row. ... Started in all 11 games at right offensive tackle. ... Was a big reason quarterback Ian Pizarro was 3rd in the Big Sky in Passing Average (214.3) and 2nd in Passing Efficiency (125.6). IN 2004: Earned Honorable Mention All-Big Sky Conference honors. ... Missed the season opener vs. Southern Utah and a home game vs. UC Davis. ... Began the year playing right offensive guard, but moved over to right tackle for the last three games of the season. HIGH SCHOOL: First Team Class 5A at Fremont High under Coach Blaine Monkers. PERSONAL: Full Name: David Hale. Born: March 3, 1983 Major: Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement.