Ty Hamilton


Player profile

  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 295
  • Hometown Pickerington, Ohio
  • Last School Pickerington Central
  • Year Senior

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @tyhamilton__
Instagram: @tyhamilton__

Ohio State Overview
• Ty is in his fourth year with the program and has three seasons of eligibility, including a replay of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic-altered season
• He is a two-time OSU Scholar-Athlete and a two-time Academic All-Big Ten Conference honoree who is majoring in consumer and family financial services
• A veteran of 28 games and five starting assignments
• Is coming off a breakout 2022 campaign when he played in all 13 games and started the last five games of the season (vs. Northwestern, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan and Georgia in the CFP semifinals)
• Totaled 19 tackles in 2022 including a career-high three-solo tackle effort in the CFP semifinals vs. Georgia
• Recorded at least one tackle in final six games of the season
• Played in all 13 games in 2021 after playing in two games as a true freshman in 2020
• Recorded 12 tackles in 2021, including two quarterback sacks
• Sacks came against Akron and Indiana
• Recovered a fumble vs. Michigan State

Honors & Awards
2022: Academic All-Big Ten Conference
2021: Academic All-Big Ten Conference and OSU Scholar-Athlete
2020: OSU Scholar-Athlete

More on Ty
• A consensus three-star prospect from nearby Pickerington Central High School and coached by Jay Sharrett
• Played inside as a defensive tackle, outside as a defensive end and stand up as a linebacker during his high school career
• First team All-Ohio as a linebacker
• Second team All-OCC as a junior in 2018
• A finalist for the 2019 fall sports Athlete of the Year by ThisWeek
• A member of the Columbus Dispatch All-Metro first team
• Finished his senior season with 118 tackles, eight tackles-for-loss, 8.5 sacks and one forced fumble for the Division I state champions
• Is the son of Sabrina and Damian Hamilton
• Younger brother of DaVon Hamilton, an All-Big Ten defensive linemen for the Buckeyes and third-round NFL draft choice in 2020 by the Jacksonville Jaguars