American Football Database
Dean Hamel
Date of birth: (1961-07-07) July 7, 1961 (age 61)
Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan
Career information
Position(s): Defensive tackle
College: Tulsa
NFL Draft: 1985 / Round: 12 / Pick: 309
 As player:
Washington Redskins
Dallas Cowboys
Playing stats at

Dean Edward Hamel (born July 7, 1961 in Detroit, Michigan) is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at the University of Tulsa and was drafted in the twelfth round of the 1985 NFL Draft.

College Career

Dean began his college career at Coffeyville Community College as an offensive tackle in 1980. He was on the same team as future Heisman Trophy winner, Mike Rozier.[1]

Hamel now resides in Lenoir, North Carolina and works in a plant in the area.[citation needed] He works with a company named 3 up 3 down with speed and agility training.