Bret Hamilton Height: 6’0″ (1.93 m)
Born June 30, 1981 in San Diego County, California.
Has one younger sister named Katie. She is 5’5″. Her other older siblings are both married with children. His father is a retired police officer and his mother is a homemaker.
He was raised mostly by his single mom and grandmother after his dad died when he was young.
His favorite movie is “The Shawshank Redemption”, which he watches every night before bed. His favorite band is The Eagles. He likes playing guitar and singing in his spare time.
He plays football for the University of Southern California Trojans, where he led them to a national championship in 2010. He played defensive end and linebacker for USC’s team that year, but spent most of his time at running back during spring practices this past season.
In 2011, he was selected in the third round of the NFL draft by the Green Bay Packers. He signed with them as an undrafted free agent out of high school. He made his debut against the Minnesota Vikings on September 9th, 2012 and had two tackles in his first game. On November 1st, 2013 he suffered a torn pectineal muscle that would keep him sidelined until December 8th.
He was traded to the Arizona Cardinals on March 11th, 2015 in exchange for their 2nd and 7th round draft picks. He signed a four year contract extension with them worth $10 million on September 3rd, 2015. He hopes to eventually join the team’s front office or become a coach after his playing career ends.
On July 25th, 2016, he tied the knot with his girlfriend of 5 years, Alison Fischer. They have a son together, born in September of 2015.
Sources & references used in this article:
Ecosystem respiration: drivers of daily variability and background respiration in lakes around the globe by …, BL Babin, CY Chiu, DP Hamilton… – Limnology and …, 2013 – Wiley Online Library
Method and apparatus for manipulating and displaying graphical objects in a computer display device by JL Hamilton, BD Schlussman – US Patent 6,366,293, 2002 – Google Patents
Cultivating capabilities to innovate: Booz. allen & Hamilton by CM Christensen, BJ Baird – 1997 – hbs.edu