Dean Hamel

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Dean Hamel
No. 78, 60
Date of birth: (1961-07-07) July 7, 1961 (age 53)
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
Career stats
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[edit]

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] Hamel has 3 children. The oldest being Megan Eadus, Melanie Overton and Dylan Hamel who is currently signed to play with ASU baseball