#15 Elijah Hamilton


Class Fifth-Year Senior
Height 6'2"
Weight 205
Hometown Roswell, Ga.
High School Blessed Trinity Catholic

Student-Athlete Features
VUCommodores.com — Senior Spotlight: Elijah Hamilton

As a 5th Year (2020)
• Start first career game at Kentucky 
• Year-high three tackles against the Wildcats

As a Redshirt Junior (2019)
• 12 games played
• Participated as reserve cornerback and special teams contributor
• 12 tackles (8 solo) on the year
• Four tackles in win over East Tennessee State

As a Redshirt Sophomore (2018)
• 13 games played
• Solo tackles against Nevada and South Carolina

As a Redshirt Freshman (2017)
• Seven games played
• Career debut in season-opening win at Middle Tennessee

As a Freshman (2016)
• Did not see action

The Hamilton File 
• Prepped at Blessed Trinity Catholic (Ga.)
• Consensus three-star prospect
• Varsity letters in football, track and field
• 47 tackles (34 solo), four interceptions, six passes defended as senior
• 48 tackles, six touchdowns as a junior
• Led team to 13-1 record and AAA state title game as a senior
• 2015 all-state honorable mention
• 2015 all-region
• 2015 team defensive MVP
• Full name is Elijah Jordan Hamilton
• Son of Ruffin and Dena Hamilton
• Father enjoyed six-year career in the NFL, playing linebacker for Green Bay and Atlanta
• One younger brother, Jackson
• Enjoys music, plays drums
• Majoring in medicine, health and society

Career Highs
Total Tackles: 4, vs. East Tennessee State, 11/23/2019
Solo Tackles: 4, vs. East Tennessee State, 11/23/2019