SportsBuffalo Bills

Actions

Bills add Pittsburgh safety Damar Hamlin in sixth round

Bills add Pittsburgh safety Damar Hamlin in sixth round
Posted at 5:06 PM, May 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-01 17:06:00-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. [WKBW] — With the first of back-to-back picks in the sixth round, the Buffalo Bills added Pittsburgh safety Damar Hamlin with the 212th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

While with Pitt, Hamlin recorded 275 tackles, six interceptions, two interceptions, and 21 passes defended in 46 games. Hamlin earned All-ACC Second-Team honors in 2020.

In 2019, Hamlin had the second most tackles on his team with 84 and was third in bass breakups with 10.

Hamlin joins Bills cornerback Dane Jackson as the second defensive back selected from Pitt in as many years.

Get Bills game updates the Monday after each game by signing up for our Monday Morning Quarterback newsletter.