Green Wave hold drills in their home stadium as countdown to regular-season opener draws closer
Career Notes: Two-year letterman has 24 tackles (15 solo, 9 assists) and 1.0 tackle for loss for his career...has played in 24 games...listed No. 2 on the depth chart at weak-side linebacker entering preseason practice.
2011: Saw action in 12 games as a sophomore...posted 12 tackles (7 solo, 5 assists), including his first career tackle for loss in a two-stop day (1 solo, 1 assist) vs UTEP (10/15)...posted a season-best three tackles (all solo) vs Houston (11/10)...had single-tackle ouotings vs Southeastern Louisiana (9/3), Tulsa (9/10), UAB (9/17), Duke (9/24), Army (10/1), East Carolina (10/29) and Hawai'i (11/26).
2010: Played in all 12 games as a true freshman...saw time at linebacker and on special teams, posting 12 tackles (8 solo, 4 assists)...tallied a career-high four tackles (1 solo, 3 assists) vs UCF (11/20)...also had two solo stop performances at Tulsa (10/16), at UTEP (10/23) and vs SMU (10/30).
High School: Three-year letterman at Barbe High for head coach Jimmy Shaver...named a two-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com...helped lead the Buccaneers to a combined 28-9 record, including back-to-back undefeated District 3-5A titles as a junior and senior...for his career, posted 295 tackles, five fumble recoveries, five forced fumbles, four sacks and an interception...claimed first-team all-district his final two prep seasons...as a senior, named all-state and All-Southwest MVP after tallying 125 tackles, five forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and two sacks...had 122 tackles, two sacks, two fumble recoveries and an interception as a junior, and recorded 48 tackles as a sophomore...off the field, served as Senator on the Student Council.
Personal: Born William Logan Hamilton on Sept. 25, 1992, in Lake Charles, La...son of Willie and Diana Hamilton...has one brother, Alfred, and three sisters: Leslie, Shanel and Leah...cousin, Sean Piper, played football at Louisiana Tech...majoring in communications.