Honors: 2010 - Named to the SBC All-Freshman Team by the league's beat writers.
2013: Played in 12 games and earned 10 starts despite battling injuries all season … Was fourth among offensive linemen with 517 snaps played … Had 50 or more snaps five times, including a season-high of 86 against Marshall … Was part of a line that produced five different 100-yard rushers and seven games of 200 or more yards on the ground.
2012: Played in 10 games and earned eight starts … Helped an offensive line that allowed just seven sacks all year and opened holes for three different 100-yard rushers … Was fifth among linemen with 514 total snaps … Played a season-high 79 snaps at FIU … Did not play at Mississippi State … Had 70 snaps in win at WKU.
2011: Played in 10 games and had one start … Saw action in 343 snaps and earned three winning grades from the coaches … Had 17 knockdowns and allowed just two sacks … Suffered an ankle injury against Purdue after 42 snaps … Did not play against GT or Troy … Had 23 snaps against Memphis in his return from an early season ankle injury … Was in on 54 plays against WKU and 63 versus ASU.
2010: Played in nine games and had two starts ... Played a total of 191 snaps ... Earned three winning grades from the coaches ... Made the move from defensive line to offensive line during the spring ... Played 51 snaps at Memphis following injury to Mark Fisher ... Made his first collegiate start at Louisiana and played a season-high 69 snaps ... Was in on 26 plays against North Texas.
2009: Suffered a knee injury in the first week of fall camp and was lost for the season.
High School: Voted an Associated Press first team all-state selection in 2008 for Mary Persons High School ... A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Rated the 39th best prospect in the state of Georgia by Rivals.com ... Played on the offensive line most of his high school career but was on the offensive and defensive lines his senior year ... Graded out at 90 percent as an offensive lineman his senior year and collected 45 tackles and eight sacks on defense ... Was all-region as a junior and senior and was first team All Middle Georgia as a senior ... Was the most valuable offensive lineman as a junior and senior ... Is a member of the Mary Persons Wall of Fame ... Also lettered in track ... Qualified for the state in the shot put ... Played for Coach Rodney Walker.
Full Name: Jadareius Omari Hamlin ... Parent: Elnora Lyons ... Born: 8/17/91 ... His cousin, Tony Lyons, lettered for the Blue Raiders in 1990 ... Major: Criminal Justice (earned degree May 2013).