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|Date of birth:||November 21, 1985|
|Place of birth:||Lamar, South Carolina|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||207 lb (94 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||2009 / Round: 5 / Pick: 166|
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Michael Hamlin (born November 21, 1985) is a former American football safety in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, Indianapolis Colts, and Washington Redskins. He played college football at Clemson University. He served as special teams quality control coach for the Buffalo Bills in 2015.
Hamlin played high school football at Lamar High School, where he twice received All-State honors and was also a three-time All-Region selection. He played college football at Clemson University. As a junior, he registered 80 tackles, 4 interceptions and 6 passes defensed. In his last year of eligibility, he registered 96 tackles, 6 interceptions, 10 passes defensed and one sack. He displayed excellent ball skills in his college career, registering a school-record 14 interceptions and finishing second in career takeaways with 18.
Hamlin was selected in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. He suffered a broken wrist in the third preseason game while playing on special teams and remained inactive for the first 9 games until November 22, 2009.
In 2013, Hamlin was hired as a graduate assistant at his alma mater Clemson University, where he worked with the defensive backs, before taking a job coaching in the NFL as a special teams quality control coach with the Buffalo Bills in 2015. The Bills did not retain Hamlin for the 2016 season.
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