Todd Hammel

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Todd Hammel
No. 5, 8, 11, 15
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1966-12-07) December 7, 1966 (age 51)
Durant, Oklahoma
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school: Durant (OK)
College: Stephen F. Austin
NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 12 / Pick: 307
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • AFL All Star (1993)
Career Arena statistics
Comp. / Att.: 2,255 / 3,964
Passing yards: 28,022
TDINT: 442–150
QB rating: 91.05
Rushing TD: 64
Player stats at

Todd Layne Hammel (born December 7, 1966) is a retired professional arena football player who played for 10 teams since his Arena Football League (AFL) career began in 1992.

High school career[edit]

Hammel attended Durant High School in Durant, Oklahoma and was a four sport letterman in football, basketball, baseball, and track. As a junior, he helped lead his football team to the 1983-84 Class 3-A State Championship. He also helped lead the Lions in basketball to a District Championship. Hammel graduated from Durant High School in 1985.

College career[edit]

Todd Hammel attended Stephen F. Austin State University, and he finished his spectacular career with 8,631 passing yards, and 65 touchdowns. As a senior, he led his team to a 12 win-2 loss-1 tie record, a No.3 ranked team in NCAA Division I-AA football, was named a first team All-Conference pick, and the Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Year. He left school as the school's all-time leader in passing attempts, completions, yards, touchdowns, and total yardage.

Professional career[edit]

He was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 12th round of the 1990 NFL Draft. In 1991, he played for the New York/New Jersey Knights in the World League of American Football.[1]

Hammel's long football career includes stints with more than a dozen different AFL teams.

He spent the 2009 season playing for the Milwaukee Iron of the Arena Football 2 AF2. In 2010, at age 43 he played for the Jacksonville Sharks and Chicago Rush. He was signed to the Utah Blaze on July 7, 2011. He has a twin brother, Tad. Todd is married to Tanna Bryant and they currently reside in McKinney, Texas.


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