DaVon Hamilton
No. 52 – Jacksonville Jaguars
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1997-02-01) February 1, 1997 (age 25)
Pickerington, Ohio
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:320 lb (145 kg)
Career information
High school:Pickerington
(Pickerington, Ohio)
College:Ohio State
NFL Draft:2020 / Round: 3 / Pick: 73
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2021
Total tackles:76
Fumble recoveries:2
Pass deflections:3
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

DaVon Hamilton (born February 1, 1997) is an American football defensive tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State.

Early years

Hamilton attended Pickerington High School Central in Pickerington, Ohio. He originally committed to the University of Kentucky to play college football but switched to Ohio State University.[1][2]

College career

Hamilton played at Ohio State from 2015 to 2019. After redshirting his first year, he played in 54 games over the next four. He finished his career with 66 tackles and seven sacks.[3][4][5][6]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 3+34 in
(1.92 m)
320 lb
(145 kg)
33 in
(0.84 m)
9+34 in
(0.25 m)
5.14 s 1.80 s 2.98 s 7.72 s 29.5 in
(0.75 m)
8 ft 6 in
(2.59 m)
33 reps
All values from NFL Combine[7][8]

Hamilton was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third round (73rd overall) of the 2020 NFL Draft. He was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the Jaguars on July 27, 2020, and was activated six days later.[9][10]

In Week 10 against the Green Bay Packers, Hamilton recorded his first career sack on Aaron Rodgers during the 24–20 loss.[11] On December 5, 2020, Hamilton was placed on injured reserve.[12]


  1. ^ "Ohio State flips three-star Pickerington DT DaVon Hamilton from Kentucky: Buckeyes recruiting". cleveland. January 27, 2015.
  2. ^ "Pickerington (Ohio) DT DaVon Hamilton flips commit from Kentucky to Ohio State". January 27, 2015.
  3. ^ "How Ohio State football defensive tackle DaVon Hamilton quietly raised his NFL Draft 2020 profile". cleveland. February 29, 2020.
  4. ^ Kaufman, Joey. "Gameday+ | Ohio State's DaVon Hamilton is fine letting his actions speak for him". Buckeyextra.
  5. ^ "How Ohio State football's DaVon Hamilton is bringing a new source of pressure: Friday Focus". cleveland. November 15, 2019.
  6. ^ David Jablonski, Staff Writer. "Ohio State football: Davon Hamilton one of most improved Buckeyes". daytondailynews.
  7. ^ "DaVon Hamilton Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved October 3, 2021.
  8. ^ "Davon Hamilton, Ohio State, DT, 2020 NFL Draft Scout, NCAA College Football". draftscout.com. Retrieved October 3, 2021.
  9. ^ Oehser, John (July 27, 2020). "Transactions: Four rookies placed on reserve/COVID-19 list". Jaguars.com. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  10. ^ Oehser, John (August 2, 2020). "Transactions: Three removed from reserve/COVID-19 list". Jaguars.com. Retrieved August 2, 2020.
  11. ^ "Jacksonville Jaguars at Green Bay Packers - November 15th, 2020". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020-11-20.
  12. ^ "Jaguars Make Roster Moves". Jaguars.com. December 5, 2020.