March 24, 1998 (25)
Damar Hamlin is a professional American football player who is best known for his career as a safety for The Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL).
During his college football career at the University of Pittsburgh, Hamlin was named to the All-ACC second team in 2019 and the All-ACC first team in 2020. He was also a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, which is given annually to the best defensive back in college football. In his senior year, Hamlin recorded two interceptions and 66 tackles, helping lead the Panthers to a victory in the 2020 ACC Championship Game.
Hamlin was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft. In his rookie season, he played in 12 games and recorded 14 tackles and one interception. Hamlin has been praised for his versatility on the field, as he can play both safety and cornerback positions. He is expected to continue to develop and improve as a player in the upcoming seasons.