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

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