Cornerback Antonio Hamilton plays for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He is 88 kg and 1.83 m tall. While attending Strom Thurmond High School, he participated in football. He played collegiate football for the South Carolina State Bulldogs at South Carolina State University. He participated there for three seasons, showing up in a total of 33 games.
He made 73 tackles, one sack, four interceptions, and nine passes defended. In addition to 33 kickoff returns for 818 yards, he also had 23 punt returns for 498 yards and two touchdowns. In his junior year, as a return specialist, he was named All-Conference.
In May 2016, the Oakland Raiders signed Hamilton as an undrafted free agent. He was released by the Raiders on September 1st, 2018. The New York Giants picked him up off waivers the following day. Before being put on injured reserve in December 2018 due to a quad injury, he participated in 13 games. He renewed his contract with the Giants in March 2019.
In March 2020, he signed a contract with the Kansas City Chiefs. Hamilton joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in May 2021 but was let go in August 2021 as part of the team’s final roster cuts. He was added to the Arizona Cardinals practice squad in September 2021. On September 29, 2021, he received a promotion to the active roster.
How Much Does Antonio Hamilton Make?
Antonio Hamilton makes an average annual salary of $990,000 from the Cardinals.