Dante Hall (born September 20, 1978 in Lufkin, Texas) is an NFL kick/punt returner, and wide receiver. He has played for the Kansas City Chiefs since 2000. He was a 5th round draft pick out of Texas A&M University.
Hall played high school football for Nimitz High School in Harris County, Texas (near Houston). He spent the spring of 2001 playing in NFL Europe for the Scottish Claymores.
Dante Hall is known as the "Human Joystick" in the NFL for his moves during kick returns. With a 40 time of 4.3 seconds he is known as one of the fastest wideouts in the game. In 2002, Dante returned 1 kickoff and 2 punts for touchdowns, thus earning him respect in the NFL as one of the most dangerous return men of all time. Then, in 2003, Dante returned 2 kickoffs and 2 punts for touchdowns, in 4 games in a row, which entered him into NFL legend. The most memorable moment of his career came in 2003, on a return for a touchdown that totaled 100 yards, in which he reversed direction 2 times to out-juke the entire Denver Broncos special teams unit. His touchdown, occurring in the final moments of the game, won the game for the Chiefs.
With a touchdown on a kickoff return against the Philadelphia Eagles on October 2, 2005, he tied four players, among them Ollie Matson and Gale Sayers, for the most career kickoff return touchdowns, with six. This was also his 10th kick return TD, placing him third in that category behind Brian Mitchell (13) and Eric Metcalf (12).
Dante Hall has played for the AFC team in two Pro Bowls.