Blessed Trinity Catholic
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6-1 / 200
Commodores' uniforms on Saturday will feature names of fallen soldiers
Offense shines early, defense takes over late
Five starters, nine letterwinners back in veteran-laden unit
Start of Spring Showcase now 9:30 a.m. due to potential inclement weather
Unit features three returning starters, 10 letterwinners from year ago
Vanderbilt football on the road at South Carolina. Photos by Zach Bland (10/27/17)
Photos by Joe Howell
Photos by John Russell
Hamilton enjoyed his first collegiate action as a redshirt freshman... Saw limited action as a defensive back and special teams contributor in seven games... Did not register a defensive statistic during the season... Initial collegiate action came in season-opening win at Middle Tennessee.
Hamilton did not play as a true freshman... Impressed during fall practices as a defensive scout cornerback.
Multi-year captain for powerful north Atlanta private school... Three-year defensive starter... As senior DB, helped 13-1 Blessed Trinity to Class AAA state title appearance... Contributed 34 solo stops, 47 total tackles, four interceptions, six defensed passes and two fumble recoveries as senior, earning honorable mention All-State honors... Two-time All-Region and twice named team’s defensive MVP... Registered 48 tackles and scored six TDs as junior for 13-1 squad that reached AAA state semifinals... Lettered in track & field.
Elijah Jordan Hamilton... Majoring in medicine, health & society... “Eli”... Born May 13, 1998 in Atlanta... Son of Ruffin and Dena Hamilton... Mom is self-employed; dad is retired... Has a younger brother, Jackson... Dad enjoyed six-year career in the NFL, playing linebacker with Green Bay and Atlanta.... Enjoys music, plays the percussion.