12/11/21: Hamilton totaled 31 tackles, three interceptions and three passes defended in 2021. A knee injury suffered while tackling USC's Drake London took Hamilton out for rest of the season.
Hamilton is a dynamic playmaker and difference maker. He has phenomenal size, speed and athleticism to go along with instincts and intelligence. With his size and tackling ability, Hamilton is a highly impactful run defender who flies downhill and is capable of being the eighth man in the box. With his speed and range, Hamilton can also be a free safety who locks down the deep part of the field. Hamilton also displays some ability to handle man coverage on tight ends. The only thing he does not look exceptional at is man coverage on slot receivers. Hamilton has the skill set and upside to be one of the best safeties in the NFL.
7/17/21: Hamilton totaled 56 tackles, an interception and six passes broken up in 2020. In 2019, he put together an excellent freshman season for Notre Dame, showing good ball skills with four interceptions and six passes broken up to go along with 41 tackles.
On top of playing well, the 6-foot-4, 216-pounder has upside as well as very good height and length for the position. Hamilton shows the versatility to play free safety or strong safety, to serve as the eighth man in the box, and or to handle man coverage on tight ends. The only role he should not be assigned is playing man on slot receivers, but he is a tough run defender who has excellent instincts in pass coverage. Hamilton has intelligence, good vision, and superb closing speed. He has the potential to be an excellent NFL safety.