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For the National Football League’s Buffalo Bills, Damar Hamlin plays professional football. He plays safety for the football team. He stands 1.85 meters tall and weighs 91 kilograms. He was raised in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, a city in the United States.

At Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School, Damar participated in high school football. He was recognized as the Class AAA A Defensive Player of the Year and first team All-State at that school. After graduating from high school, he continued his schooling at the University of Pittsburgh, where he also played collegiate football for the Pittsburgh Panthers.

He made 41 tackles and one interception in nine games as a redshirt freshman. He has 90 tackles and two interceptions as a redshirt sophomore in college for the Panthers. Additionally, the Atlantic Coast Conference gave him an honorable mention (ACC). He had 84 tackles and 10 pass breakups while redshirting as a junior.


Damar Hamlin
Damar Hamlin

He had been named team captain heading into his senior year. With 67 tackles and seven pass breakups, he led the team and was named to the ACC second team. The Buffalo Bills selected Hamlin with the 212nd overall choice in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft. He signed a rookie deal for $4 million with the Buffalo Bills on May 21, 2021.

Did Damar Hamlin get drafted?

Yes. Damar Hamlin got drafted by the Buffalo Bills football team in the 2021 NFL Draft.