2017: Appeared in all 12 games, making one start as SS ... Finished season with career-high 30 tackles ... Earned fourth letter ... vs. South Alabama (9/2/17): Made two stops in the season opener ... vs. UT Martin (9/9/17): Credited with one tackle ... at Cal (9/16/17): Made one tackle ... Saw playing time on special teams at Alabama (9/30/17) ... Finished with two tackles and a pass breakup in the win over Vandy (10/14/17) ... Had three tackles, two solo, vs. LSU (10/21/17) ... vs. Arkansas (10/28/17): Made four tackles ... at Kentucky (11/4/17): Made his first start in two years at SS, finishing as the team's second-leading tackler with six stops (four solo) ... Made four tackles in the win over Louisiana (11/11/17) ... Had one stop vs. Texas A&M (11/18/17) ... at No. 14 Mississippi State (11/23/17): Recorded six tackles and one forced fumble in Egg Bowl victory.
2016: Saw action at free safety and on special teams in every game ... Totaled 16 tackles on the year ... Earned third letter ... vs. Wofford (9/10/16): Made four tackles and forced a fumble ... vs. #1 Alabama (9/17/16): Made one tackle ... vs. #11 Georgia (9/24/16): Made five tackles (four solo) ... at #22 Arkansas (10/15/16): Made three tackles ... at Vanderbilt (11/19/16): Made two tackles (one solo) ... vs. Mississippi State (11/26/16): One solo stop.
2015: Played in nine games with four starts at free safety ... Totaled 27 tackles, 1.0 TFL and a pass breakup ... Helped Ole Miss rank top three among SEC teams in tackles for loss (8.1/game - 7th in NCAA), interceptions (15 - t23rd in NCAA) and takeaways (23 - t38th in NCAA) ... Missed the LSU and Mississippi State games with a stinger in his arm ... Earned second letter ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/26/15): Had one tackle and broke up a pass ... vs. New Mexico State (10/10/15): Made his first career start and posted three solo tackles ... at #22 Memphis (10/17/15): Shared the team lead with a career-high 11 tackles (10 solo) in start ... vs. #15 Texas A&M (10/24/15): Made three solo tackles in start ... at Auburn (10/31/15): Made three tackles (two solo) ... vs. Arkansas (11/7/15): Had three tackles (two solo) in start ... Sugar Bowl vs. #16 Oklahoma State (1/1/16): Tallied three solo tackles with a TFL.
SPRING 2015: Received the Jeff Hamm Award as the team’s most improved defensive player of the spring.
2014: Played in every game as a backup safety and on special teams ... Totaled 10 tackles on the year ... Earned first letter ... vs. Boise State (8/28/14): Made his Ole Miss debut ... at Vanderbilt (9/6/14): Made two tackles (one solo) ... vs. UL-Lafayette (9/13/14): Posted three stops (one solo) ... vs. Memphis (9/27/14): Made one tackle ... vs. #1 Alabama (10/4/14): Made one tackle ... at #23 LSU (10/25/14): One tackle ... vs. Presbyterian (11/8/14): Made two stops (one solo) ... Graduated high school early and enrolled at Ole Miss in January 2014 ... Member of the 2014 signing class.
HIGH SCHOOL:U.S. Army All-American ... Consensus 4-star recruit and the No. 59 prospect nationally according to 247Sports.com ... Listed as one of the country’s top 10 safeties by 247Sports.com, Scout.com and ESPN.com ... All-State selection and the Region 3-6A Defensive Player of the Year after his senior season ... Registered 111 tackles and four interceptions while helping Meridian to the 6A state semifinals as a senior ... The Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen selection ... Chosen for the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game ... Coached in high school by Larry Weems.
PERSONAL: Son of Calvin and Chante Hampton ... Full name is C.J. Deshawn Hampton Jr. ... Born: Jan. 31, 1996 ... Psychology major ... Relative of former NFL safety Dexter McCleon.
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