Woodrow Hamilton was signed by New England Patriots to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on October 8, 2016 ... Originally signed by New England as a rookie free agent on May 6, 2016 ... Released by New England (9/3/16) ... Signed by New England to the practice squad (9/5/16).
- Made his NFL debut and first NFL start in the win at Cleveland (10/9) while recording three tackles after signing to the 53-man roster from the practice squad the day before.
- Played as a reserve on the defensive line and totaled one tackle in the win vs. Cincinnati (10/16).
- Was inactive at Pittsburgh (10/23), at Buffalo (10/30), vs. Seattle (11/13), at San Francisco (11/20), at N.Y. Jets (11/27), vs. Los Angeles (12/12) and at Denver (12/18).
- Played in 47 games with 25 starts at nose tackle and finished with 83 tackles and three sacks and one pass defensed for Mississippi.
- Started all 12 games as a senior and totaled 29 tackles and one sack.
- Born Dec. 20, 1992, to Lisa Barnes and Woodrow.
- Earned a bachelor’s degree in general studies in May 2015.