Brian Hallett following an outstanding high school career at Noton High School enrolled at Kent State University. There he went on to become a 4 year starter on the Golden Flashes football team. He served as captain during the 2001 and 2002 seasons, was named team MVP in 2002 as well as being selected to the All MAC Team. Brian was also a 4 year starter in track, winning 3 MAC Indoor and Outdoor shot putt championships and one discus championship. This outstanding athlete signed with the New York Giants, qualified for the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Trials, was name Kent “Man of the Year”, Academic All-American in 2 sports and Sports Illustrated Top Scholar/Athlete in the Country.