Marcus Hamilton (American football)

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Marcus Hamilton
No. 24, 32
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1984-02-17) February 17, 1984 (age 34)
Fairfax, Virginia
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school: Centreville (Clifton, Virginia)
College: Virginia
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 7 / Pick: 245
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 7
Interceptions: 0
Pass deflections: 2
Player stats at

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

Hamilton was also 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.


  1. ^ Bears Ink Hamilton, March 13, 2009