Rice -- Letterman as a true frosh in 2005 who backed up the offensive front in 2006.
2006: Solid back up along the offensive line who saw extensive action all year and earned his first career start against UAB at left guard in place of an injured Robby Heos.
2005: Played in six games as a true freshman to earn his first letter.
High School -- 2005 graduate of Hightower High in southwest Houston... Three-year starter and three-year letterman for coach Kevin O'Keefe... All-state center... Three-time all-District 20-5A performer for the Hurricanes... First-team all-state (5ATexasFootball.com) at center... First-team all-greater Houston as selected by Houston Chronicle and TexasPrepXtra... Started all 35 games of his high school career, helping the Hurricanes to the playoffs all three seasons... Selected to play in the High School All-American Bowl Classic in San Antonio... Named to the Houston area all-underclassmen team as a junior and listed among the state's top juniors by Dave Campbell's Texas Football... Also competed in the weight events in track... High school teammate of fellow recruit Ahmad Sweeney... Chose Rice over TCU, UTEP, Northwestern, Harvard, Cornell, and Princeton.
Personal -- Full Name: Robert Houston Hamilton IV... Born: Nov. 15, 1986, at Raceland, La... Parents: Robert and Doris Hamilton, Sugar Land (one brother, two sisters).