UND Roster

2020-21 Football Roster

#14 Kyle Hamilton


Height 6-4
Weight 219
Class Sophomore
Hometown Atlanta, GA
High School Marist School


  • Bednarik Award Watch List (2020)
  • Pro Football Focus Preseason All-ACC First Team (2020)
  • Phil Steele Preseason All-Independent First Team (2020)
  • USA TODAY Preseason All-America Second Team (2020)
  • The Athletic Freshman All-American (2019)
  • Co-Defensive Newcomer of the year (Echoes 2019)


  • Started at S and marked seven tackles, the second-most for the Irish, in the season-opening win vs. Duke (9/12). Accounted for four tackles and a PBU on the opening drive for Duke. His QB hurry came in the second quarter, which forced an incomplete pass on a Duke third-and-seven.
  • Did not participate vs. South Florida (9/19).
  • Started and tied for the team lead in tackles with eight, adding one QB hit in the win vs. Florida State (10/10).
  • Started in the win vs. Louisville (10/17) and posted five tackles and a crucial diving pass breakup on third-and-11 on Louisville’s opening drive to force a punt. In the fourth quarter, Hamilton posted tackles on consecutive plays, second-and-26 and third-and-17, to force a punt, ending what would be Louisville’s final drive of the game to secure an Irish win. Hamilton now averages 6.7 tackles per game, which ranks third among all ACC defensive backs.


  • Played in all 13 games as a rookie, starting against Southern Cal
  • Recorded four interceptions on the year, one of 50 players nationally and one of just four freshmen in FBS to record four or more interceptions
  • Intercepted a New Mexico pass and returned it 34 yards for a TD on his first defensive snap in Notre Dame Stadium
  • Recorded an interception in win over Virginia
  • Followed with interceptions against Virginia Tech and Boston College
  • Defended a pair of passes in season opener at Louisville
  • Averaged 34.9 coverage snaps per reception per Pro Football Focus, 35th nationally among all safeties and second among freshmen


  • No. 103 overall player nationally, No. 8 safety nationally and No. 10 player from Georgia by 247Sports.com
  • No. 282 overall player nationally, No. 19 safety nationally and No. 32 player from Georgia by ESPN.com
  • No. 97 overall player nationally, No. 8 safety nationally and No. 9 player from Georgia by Rivals.com
  • 2018 American Family Insurance Defensive Player of the Year Finalist
  • 2018 Atlanta Journal Constitution 7-AAAA First Team All-Region
  • 2018 Atlanta Journal Constitution 7-AAAA Special Teams Player of the Year
  • Chosen to participate in the 2019 All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas
  • Played for coach Alan Chadwick at Marist School