The Rice Owls held their second scrimmage of their 2014 training camp on Saturday morning
Explosive running back who has enjoyed a productive year after redshirting in 2013.
Led the Owls with 15 kick returns for 342 yards...Sat out the UTSA and Marshall games with an injury, but returned to action vs. UTEP...Scored his first career touchdown, 2-yd run at Army...Saw his first duty as a kick returner at USM, returning four for 130 yards including a long of 43 yards..Saw additional duty vs. ODU, lining up as a rush end on passing situations in addition to running the ball twice for six yards and his usual special teams work...Rushed for 29 yards at Notre Dame in his return to action after a redshirt year in 2013 and added 18 at Texas A&M.
One of eight true freshmen to play in 2012... Rushed for 106 yards on 34 carries and caught three passes for 18 yards... Top rushing effort was 53 yards on 11 carries vs. UTSA... Caught all three passes intended for him vs. Louisiana Tech.
Copperas Cove High School
All-District 12 5A selection as both a junior and senior for coach Jack Welch at Copperas Cove... Hamilton ran for 1,505 yards, averaged 7.6 per carry and scored 26 touchdowns as a senior to earn a place on the Texas Sportswriters All-State honorable mention list ... Earned honors as a junior fullback and as a running back as a senior.
Full Name: Brandon Hamilton... Born: Nov. 10, 1993 at Ft. Hood... Parents: Regginald Hamilton and Selina Hamilton and Mark Williams... Rice major: Religious Studies... Rice College: Sid Richardson.