Justin Hamilton
Free agent
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-09-17) September 17, 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth: Norton, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 222 lb (101 kg)
Career information
College: Virginia Tech
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 7 / Pick: 222
Debuted in 2006 for the Cleveland Browns
Career history
* Cleveland Browns ( 2006)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
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Justin Lee Hamilton (born September 17, 1982 in Norton, Virginia) is an American football safety in the National Football League, who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Virginia Tech.

Early yearsEdit

Hamilton played high school football at Clintwood High School in Clintwood, Virginia as a tailback.

College careerEdit

During his college career, Hamilton played wide receiver, tailback, and free safety for the Virginia Tech Hokies.

Professional careerEdit

Cleveland BrownsEdit

Hamilton was drafted in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL draft by the Cleveland Browns and signed a four-year contract July 2006.[1] During his rookie season he appeared in ten games and recorded 15 tackles.

Prior to the 2007 season, Hamilton was waived with an injury settlement and spent the year out of football.

Washington RedskinsEdit

On May 30, 2008, Hamilton was signed by the Washington Redskins. He was released by the Redskins on June 12, but re-signed on August 7 when fullback Pete Schmitt was waived. Hamilton had a good preseason with a total of 11 tackles, one sack, and one forced fumble. He survived the final cut on August 30 and made the 53-man roster. On October 14, 2008, Hamilton was cut by the Washington Redskins.

University of Virginia's College at WiseEdit

Hamilton is now assisant coach and defensive coordinator at UVa-Wise. He has been the conditioning coach in previous years and 2011 was his first year as defensive coordinator for the Highland Cavaliers football team.


  1. Browns Press Release (2006-07-14). "Browns Sign Vickers, Hamilton". Retrieved 2006-07-14.

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