Future Watch: DaeSean Hamilton Rookie Football Cards, Broncos – DaeSean Hamilton is a wide receiver who was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. The 6-1 speedster made his name at Mountainview High School where he starred in football, basketball, and academics!
He attended Penn State University in 2014. That season he had 82 receptions for 899 yards and two touchdowns. Plus, he ran for 31 yards.
In 2015, he tailed off with 45 catches for 580 yards and six touchdowns.
2016 was a weird season too. He had 34 catches for 506 yards and only one touchdown although his 14.9 yards per catch average was the highest of his college career to date.
It all came together in 2017. He caught 53 balls for 857 yards and a career-high nine touchdowns. He was ready for the draft. He was selected to play in the East-West Shrine game and the Senior Bowl. At the NFL Combine, he had a 34.5 vertical leap with a 118.0 broad jump.
He had a solid rookie season. He caught 30 passes for 243 yards. Good for an 8.1 yards per catch.
In his first game against the New York Jets, he had 3 catches for 44 yards with a long of 24. Things got a bit harder after that.
He finished the season strong with nine catches for 47 yards and a touchdown against the 49ers in December and six catches for 40 yards and a score against the Oakland Raiders on 12/24.
Here’s a feature on the talented prospect:
He ran a 4.47, 40-yard dash on his pro day. His worst on that day was 4.52. Look for him to have a big year in the hobby and on the gridiron next year.
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