Keith Hamilton (American football)

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Keith Hamilton
No. 75
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1971-05-25) May 25, 1971 (age 43)
Place of birth: Paterson, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school: Lynchburg (VA) Heritage
College: Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 1992 / Round: 4 / Pick: 99
Debuted in 1992
Last played in 2003
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles514
Sacks63
Fumble recoveries14
Stats at NFL.com
 
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Keith Hamilton
No. 75
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1971-05-25) May 25, 1971 (age 43)
Place of birth: Paterson, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school: Lynchburg (VA) Heritage
College: Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 1992 / Round: 4 / Pick: 99
Debuted in 1992
Last played in 2003
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles514
Sacks63
Fumble recoveries14
Stats at NFL.com

Keith Lamarr Hamilton (born May 25, 1971 in Paterson, New Jersey) is a former American football defensive tackle for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He played college football at the University of Pittsburgh and was selected in the 1992 NFL Draft. Hamilton spent his entire 12-season career with the Giants and recorded 63 sacks, placing him fourth on the team's career sack list since sacks became an official statistic in 1982. "Hammer," as he was known, played in 173 games in a Giants uniform, tying him with Harry Carson for sixth on the franchise's all-time list. He was named a Pro Bowl alternate in 2000, when he recorded ten sacks and the Giants reached Super Bowl XXXV.

Legal troubles[edit]

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His son Darius Hamilton was an All-American defensive end at Don Bosco Preparatory High School in Ramsey, New Jersey, and is now a freshman defensive tackle at Rutgers University.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ via Associated Press. "Giants' Hamilton faces drug charges", USA Today, May 23, 2003. Accessed November 12, 2013. "Hamilton, a 12-year veteran who lives in West Paterson, was traveling on Route 287 in Harding Township when he was stopped around 12:45 a.m. Thursday for having tinted windows on vehicle, said Sgt. Dan Nunn, a police spokesman."
  2. ^ "Former Giant Avoids Jail for Striking His Son". New York Times. April 21, 2006. 
  3. ^ https://sports.yahoo.com/footballrecruiting/football/recruiting/player-Darius-Hamilton-114841

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