American Football Database
Todd Hammel
No. 5, 8, 11, 15     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1966-12-07) December 7, 1966 (age 54)
Place of birth: Durant, Oklahoma
Career information
College: Stephen F. Austin
NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 12 / Pick: 307
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Tampa Bay Buccaneers ( 1990)*
Career highlights and awards
* AFL All Star (1993)
Comp. / Att.     2,255 / 3,964
Passing yards     28,022
TDINT     442–150
QB rating     91.05
Rushing TD     64
Stats at

Todd Layne Hammel (born December 7, 1966) is a retired professional arena football player who played for 10 teams since his Arena Football League (AFL) career began in 1992. He is the great grandson of Oklahoma Indian Chief Quana Parker and a member of the Cherokee tribe. He is a distant relative of QB Sam Bradford.

High school career

Hammel attended Durant High School in Durant, Oklahoma, and was a four sport letterman in football, basketball, baseball, and track. As a junior, he helped lead his football team to the 1983-84 Class 3-A State Championship. He also helped lead the Lions in basketball to a District Championship. Hammel graduated from Durant High School in 1985.

College career

Hammel played college football for the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks. As a senior, he helped lead his team to a 9–1–1 regular season record, the No. 3 ranking in final Division I-AA poll, and a berth in the 1989 NCAA Division I-AA Football Championship Game. Hammel was named a first team All-Conference pick and the Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Year. He finished his college career with 8,631 passing yards and 65 touchdowns. He left Stephen F. Austin as the school's all-time leader in passing attempts, completions, yards, touchdowns, and total yardage.[citation needed]

Professional career

He was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 12th round of the 1990 NFL Draft. In 1991, he played for the New York/New Jersey Knights in the World League of American Football.[1]

Hammel's long football career includes stints with more than a dozen different AFL teams.

He spent the 2009 season playing for the Milwaukee Iron of the Arena Football 2 AF2. In 2010, at age 43 he played for the Jacksonville Sharks and Chicago Rush. He was signed to the Utah Blaze on July 7, 2011. He has a twin brother, Tad. Todd is married to Tanna Bryant and they currently reside in McKinney, Texas.


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