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Adrian Hamilton

Adrian Hamilton - #45 - OLB-DE

Height: 6-2 5/8
Weight: 246
Speed: 4.81
Arm:
Hand:
Wingspan:
Birthdate: 11/29/1987
Hometown: ,
Grade: 5.09

PROSPECT MEASURABLES

Event Ht Wt Hand Arm Wing Wonderlic 40 yard BP BJ VJ 20s 60s 3 Cn
03/21/2012 Prairie View A&M Pro Day 6-2 1/2 250 10 32 1/4 78 4.84 24 9'2" 30 4.50 12.53 7.06
12/11/2011 HBCU Bowl 6-2 246 10 1/8 32 1/2 77 3/4 4.77
03/15/2011 Junior Pro Day 6-2 5/8 246 5.01

 

Notes:

Has a child. Also participated in track as a Texas prep. Signed with Oklahoma State out of high school but did not receive certification from the NCAA. Walked on at Texas Tech in 2007 and saw action in six games, making four tackles, one tackle for loss and zero sacks. Was dismissed from Texas Tech in August of ’08 for violating team rules and did not play in ’09 to concentrate on his academics at Dallas Community College. Transferred to Prairie View in ’10 and played in 10 contests, recording 27-8-51⁄2 with a blocked kick. In ’11, broke the Southwestern Athletic Conference single-season sack record previously held by Robert Mathis — started 9-of-11 contests and racked up 81-241⁄2-22 with two batted passes and six forced fumbles. Was invited to the Combine but was not on campus when Prairie View received the invitation and the information did not make it to him on time. 

Positives:

Large hands. Gets off the ball quickly. Can dip, bend the corner and run the arc fluidly. Good balance, body control and change of direction. Closes fast. Flashes a spin move. Historic one-year production. Has upside. 

Negatives:

One-year wonder. Can’t find the ball — average instincts and football intelligence. Inflated sack production from facing marginal (conference) competition — did not stand out at lower-tier all-star game. Turns 25 during rookie season.

Summary:

Raw, talented, motivated, developmental rush linebacker prospect with intriguing natural pass-rush ability. Could have a chance in Baltimore or Pittsburgh with simple instructions to attack the edges.


Adrian Hamilton's Draft Stock

PFW Grade Scale
GradeRound
7.01-9.00Top 10
6.01-7.001
6.001-2
5.61-5.992
5.602-3
5.41-5.593
5.403-4
5.31-5.394
5.304-5
5.21-5.295
5.205-6
5.16-5.196
5.156-7
5.11-5.147
5.107-PFA
4.75-5.09PFA
4.00-4.74FA

*PFW Grade indicates the value PFW assigned to prospects.

*Draft Projection indicates where players are more likely to be drafted and reflects the consensus opinion from the NFL scouting community.


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