Marcus Hamilton (American football)

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Marcus Hamilton
No. --     Free Agent
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-02-17) February 17, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth: Fairfax, Virginia
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
College: Virginia
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 7 / Pick: 245
Debuted in 2008 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Tackles 7
Interceptions 0
Pass deflections 2
Stats at NFL.com

Marcus Christopher David Hamilton (born February 17, 1984 in Fairfax, Virginia) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Virginia.

Hamilton has also been a member of the Chicago Bears and Las Vegas Locomotives.

Early years[edit]

Marcus Hamilton played high school football at Centreville High School in Clifton, Virginia.

Marcus's father Greg was a teacher and high school football coach in the Fairfax County Public Schools system.

Professional career[edit]

First stint with Buccaneers[edit]

Hamilton was promoted to the active roster on September 19, 2008 after cornerback Elbert Mack was suspended. Hamilton made his professional debut on September 21, 2008 as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Chicago Bears. The Buccaneers waived him on September 22.

Chicago Bears[edit]

Hamilton failed to clear waivers and was claimed by the Chicago Bears on September 23. An exclusive-rights free agent in the 2009 offseason, Hamilton signed his one-year tender offer on March 12, 2009.[1] He was informed of his release on September 5, 2009.

Second stint with Buccaneers[edit]

Hamilton re-signed with the Buccaneers on September 23, 2009. He was waived on October 5.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bears Ink Hamilton SI.com, March 13, 2009

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