Player Roster

Print
RSS
Victor Hampton
CB #44
Height:
5-9
Weight:
197
Age:
24
College:
South Carolina
Hometown:
Darlington, S.C.
Experience:
R

No Data

No Seasons Found

No Data

No Seasons Found

No Data

Bio

      College free agent signee was a vocal team leader for highly successful South Carolina program, known for his physical play ... Gamecocks finished 11-2 in each of his three seasons, capped by Capital One Bowl win over Nebraska in 2011, Outback Bowl conquest of Michigan in 2012 and Capital One decision over Wisconsin in 2013 ... As a sophomore and junior, was team’s “Everyday Attitude Award” winner.
     College free agent signee was a vocal team leader for highly successful South Carolina program, known for his physical play ... Gamecocks finished 11-2 in each of his three seasons, capped by Capital One Bowl win over Nebraska in 2011, Outback Bowl conquest of Michigan in 2012 and Capital One decision over Wisconsin in 2013 ... As a sophomore and junior, was team’s “Everyday Attitude Award” winner.

    Career transactions: Signed with Cincinnati as college free agent on 6-11-14.

    More college highlights: Played three seasons (2011-13) at South Carolina, with a redshirt year in 2010 ... Saw action in 36 games with 22 starts, totaling 105 tackles, five INTs and 18 additional passes defensed. 2013—Played in all 13 games as a junior, with 10 starts ... Led team in solo tackles (43) ... Tied for second on team in INTs (three) and led in pass break-ups (nine) ... Named Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week vs. Mississippi State, when he had eight tackles (six solo), recovered his own forced fumble and had three pass break-ups ... His six solo tackles in Capital One Bowl win over Wisconsin included a hit that knocked Badgers QB Joel Stave out of the game. 2012—Sophomore played in all 13 games, with 12 starts, and logged 40 tackles and one INT while tying for team lead in pass break-ups (six) ... Returned a blocked PAT try for a two-point conversion vs. Florida ... His INT against QB Tyler Bray in final minute sealed a win vs. Tennessee ... Had first career sack in Outback Bowl win over Michigan. 2011—Redshirt freshman played 10 games ... Had 14 tackles, one INT and three pass break-ups, and his 25.4-yard kickoff return average (on seven attempts) was best on squad. 2010—Redshirt year.

    High school: Attended Darlington (S.C.) High School in 2009, after transferring from Independence High School in Charlotte , N.C. ... Earned all-state honors from Associated Press at Darlington, though he played only six games due to eligibility issues connected to his transfer ... Two-way player at Darlington, he had 50 tackles and three INTs and scored six TDs on offense ... Selected to play in U.S. Army All-American Bowl after his season at Darlington.

    Personal: Hometown is Darlington, S.C. ... Sociology major at South Carolina ... Spoke regularly to youth groups during his college career.

Recent Articles

  • Lewis News Conference Transcript 9/26

    Posted 11 hours ago

    Marvin Lewis news conference 9/26/2016

  • A.J. Green: "It Starts With Me"

    Posted 18 hours ago

    Green Takes Blame After Fourth Quarter Mistakes.

  • Looking for a run

    Posted 20 hours ago

    With Jeremy Hill ripping off his longest run in 20 games during Sunday's 29-17 loss to the Broncos in the Paul Brown Stadium opener, the running game stirred. But Pro Bowl left tackle Andrew Whitworth says it has to become the norm: “I think this team is going to have to run it well. It’s just reality.”

  • Role reversal

    Posted Sep 25, 2016

    It’s not that the Bengals lost Sunday to Denver. After all, they are the defending Super Bowl champs. But four sack-and-strip touchdowns by Broncos All-World pass rusher Von Miller would have made more sense than what happened in a wild Paul Brown Stadium opener.

Recent Videos

  • Burfict Returns

    Posted 9 hours ago

    LB Vontaze Burfict returns to the Bengals for Thursday Night's Week 4 game against the Miami Dolphins. Burfict was serving a suspension during the first three games of the 2016 season.

  • Radio Guys Recap pres. by SNICKERS®: vs DEN

    Posted 11 hours ago

    Dan Hoard and Dave Lapham share their takeaways from Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos.

  • Lewis News Conference: 9/26

    Posted 12 hours ago

    Head Coach Marvin Lewis speaks at his weekly news conference as the Bengals prepare to play the Miami Dolphins at Paul Brown Stadium on Thursday night.

  • Jones: "We'll be ready for Thursday"

    Posted Sep 25, 2016

    CB Adam Jones talks to the media in the locker room after the loss to the Denver Broncos.

  • Green on loss to Denver

    Posted Sep 25, 2016

    "I pride myself on being one of the best." WR A.J. Green speaks to the media in the locker room after the Bengals lose to the defending Super Bowl Champions, the Denver Broncos.

Photos