Damar Romeyelle Hamlin is a professional American football player who currently plays Safety for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). Prior to playing professional football, Hamlin played college football at the University of Pittsburgh where he played three games as a freshman before suffering an injury and redshirting.
Following a successful college football career, The Buffalo Bills selected Hamlin in the sixth round with the 212th overall pick of the 2021 NFL Draft, and tied him to a four-year rookie contract on May 21, 2021. After playing a reserve role his rookie season, Hamlin became one of the Bills’ starting safeties in 2022 after Micah Hyde suffered a season-ending neck injury in Week 2.
Damar Hamlin Early Life, Education
Born March 24,1998, Damar Hamlin was raised in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, where he attended Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh. During his time at Central Catholic, Hamlin was considered a top cornerback and was named first-team All-State and the Class AAAA Defensive Player of the Year.
Hamlin earned a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Pittsburgh.
Damar Hamlin Height: How tall is Damar Hamlin?
Damar Hamlin stands 1.83m tall.
Damar Hamlin Career
Hamlin was considered a top cornerback coming out of Central Catholic and was recruited by multiple major college football programs, including Pittsburgh, Penn State, Ohio State and Temple. He eventually enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh to play college football for the Pittsburgh Panthers, where he played in three games as a freshman before suffering an injury and redshirting.
As a redshirt freshman, he recorded 41 tackles with one interception in nine games played. Hamlin led the Panthers with 76 tackles and two interceptions as a redshirt sophomore and was named honorable mention All-Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). He had 84 tackles with ten passes broken up as a redshirt junior. He was named a team captain going into his final season and was named second-team All-ACC after leading the team with 66 tackles and seven passes broken up.
Damar Hamlin Injury: What Happened?
On January 2, 2023, during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field and went into cardiac arrest after tackling Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgin. Hamlin fell to the ground motionless seconds after standing up. He was attended to by medics for about 16 minutes he was transported to the hospital via ambulance.
Damar Hamlin Parents: Who are the parents of Damar Hamlin?
Damar Hamlin was born to Mario Hamlin and Nina Hamlin. Damar was mostly raised by his mother as b father spent most of his formative years in prison for peddling drugs. Records show that his mother Nina owns a daycare center.
Damar Hamlin Wife: Is Damar Hamlin married?
No, there is no information about the wife of Damar Hamlin and he hasn’t disclosed anything about his relationship with any woman.
Damar Hamlin Siblings: How Many Siblings Does Damar Hamlin Have?
There is no information about the siblings of Damar Hamlin.
Damar Hamlin Children: Does Damar Hamlin Have Kids?
No, Damar Hamlin has no children. There is no information about the children of Damar Hamlin.
Damar Hamlin Networth
Damar Hamlin has an estimated net worth of $660,000.