Stanford OT Hamilton Picks Duke Football – Updated

Former Stanford offensive tackle Devery Hamilton will transfer to Duke University. The Blue Devils have now gained the service of two potential starters in as many days.

Standing 6-7 and weighing in at 300 pounds, Hamilton started the first four-games for Stanford before suffering an injury. It is also worth noting that Hamilton played both guard and tackle during his time in Palo Alto.


Duke head football coach David Cutcliffe announced Tuesday that offensive lineman Devery Hamilton has signed a financial aid agreement to attend the institution and join the Blue Devil gridiron program.

Hamilton is expected to enroll at Duke in July, 2020 after graduating from Stanford University with a degree in communications and philosophy. He played in 27 games, making 10 starts, over the past three seasons for the Cardinal. In 2019, Hamilton started the first four games of the year before suffering a season-ending injury.

During his four seasons at Stanford, Hamilton helped the Cardinal compile a 32-20 overall record, three bowl game appearances and a pair of national top-20 rankings in the Associated Press final poll. Hamilton was a two-time Pac-12 All-Academic team selection in 2017 and 2018.

Hamilton will have one season of eligibility remaining beginning with the 2020 campaign.

A 6-7, 300-pound native of Ellicott City, Md., Hamilton was charted as a four-star prospect by and He also was tabbed a top-25 offensive tackle nationally by all three outlets. As a senior at Gilman High School, he earned all-state first team honors, while helping the team rank No. 1 in Maryland and 12th nationally.