Elijah Hamilton - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#15 Elijah Hamilton


Class Redshirt Junior
Height 6'2"
Weight 205
Hometown Roswell, Ga.
High School Blessed Trinity Catholic

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

As a Fifth-Year Senior (2020)
• SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Nine games played with consecutive vs. Kentucky, Florida and Missouri
• 24 tackles and three pass breakups
• Multiple tackles in five games
• Seven or more stops twice
• Three tackles against the Wildcats
• Seven stops against No. 6 Florida
• Career-high eight tackles at Missouri
• One rush for three yards on a fake punt vs. South Carolina
• One kickoff return for 17 yards at Kentucky

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

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

As a Sophomore (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