2009 NOTES: Fourth-year free safety is out after suffering a broken foot in the Michigan game . . . was fourth on the team with 25 tackles and led team with three pass break-ups before his injury . . . made two starts (Wisconsin, Michigan) . . . could possibly return later this season . . . has played in 26 career games . . . recorded four tackles and a pass break-up vs. Michigan . . . in his first career start at Wisconsin, tallied a career-high 13 tackles (8 solos, 5 assists) . . . compiled a career-high six tackles at Notre Dame . . . recorded two pass break-ups and one tackle in the season opener vs. Montana State . . . granted a personal leave of absence for the entire 2008 season.
2008 SEASON: Granted a personal leave of absence for the entire 2008 season . . . redshirted.
2007 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Played in first 10 games in the secondary and on special teams but missed the last three games due to a shoulder injury . . . collected 15 tackles (10 solos, 5 assists) . . . recorded a career-high three tackles vs. Iowa . . . registered two tackles each vs. UAB, Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio State . . . recorded his first-career interception vs. Bowling Green . . . credited with a pass break-up vs. Pittsburgh.
2006 SEASON (FRESHMAN): Appeared in the first 11 games of the 2006 season, primarily on special teams . . . recorded five tackles and 45 special teams production points.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-way all-star for Coach Tom Grine at Fostoria (Ohio) High School . . . Associated Press Division III All-Ohio (first-team) selection in 2005 . . . earned first-team All-Northern Ohio League honors as a senior . . . named Northwest District Player of the Year in 2005 after producing 1,993 total yards (249.1 per game) and 25 touchdowns in just eight games . . . completed 83-of-135 passes (.615) for 1,078 yards and 13 TDs while helping the Redmen to a 6-4 record as a senior . . . rushed for 915 yards and 12 scores in 2005 . . . recorded 71 tackles, three interceptions and 11 pass break-ups, plus forced five fumbles as a senior . . . started the last five games of the 2004 season at quarterback . . . played the first five games of the 2003 season at tailback before being sidelined for the remainder of his sophomore year with a collarbone injury . . . attended the same high school that produced former Spartan defensive back Richard Newsome (1997-2000) . . . also participated in basketball and baseball . . . runs 4.5 in the 40 . . . son of Pam Hampton . . . born Sept. 7, 1988 . . . no-preference major.