At a game in Denver in November, 2009.
|Position:||Guard / Center|
|Date of birth:||August 18, 1977|
|Place of birth:||Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||290 lb (132 kg)|
|High school:||Plymouth (MN) Wayzata|
|NFL draft:||2001 / Round: 4 / Pick: 113|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Benjamin Thomas Hamilton (born August 18, 1977) is a former American college and professional football player who was a guard and center in the National Football League (NFL) for ten seasons. He played college football for the University of Minnesota, and was a two-time consensus All-American. The Denver Broncos picked him in the fourth round of the 2001 NFL Draft, and he played professionally for the Broncos and Seattle Seahawks of the NFL.
Hamilton was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of former Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Wes Hamilton. He attended Wayzata High School in Plymouth, Minnesota, and was all-state selection in football. He graduated in 1996.
He attended the University of Minnesota, where he played for the Minnesota Golden Gophers football team from 1996 to 2000. He was a two-time first-team All-Big Ten selection, and was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American in 1999 and 2000.
- 2011 NCAA Football Records Book, Award Winners, National Collegiate Athletic Association, Indianapolis, Indiana, p. 11 (2011). Retrieved June 24, 2012.
- "Ben Hamilton signs with Seahawks". ProFootballTalk.com.
- "Hawks place Bryant, Hamilton on season-ending IR". The News Tribune.
- "Ben Hamilton waived from injury list". NBC Sports.