Former Louisiana Ragin' Cajun football standout Justin "Juice" Hamilton is back on an active NFL roster for the first time since 2018.

A fixture on the Louisiana defensive front for four seasons, from 2011-2014, Hamilton signed with the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday.

Hamilton worked out for the Cowboys last month.

A native of Natchez, Mississippi, Hamilton was released by the Kansas City Chiefs on August 31.

The 6-foot-2, 315-pound Hamilton appeared in four games for Kansas City last season, after playing in one game for the Chiefs, as well as three with the Philadelphia Eagles, in 2017.

In parts of 8 career NFL games, Hamilton has compiled three career tackles, including a half-sack.

The 26-year old Hamilton has also spent time on the practice squads of the Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, Eagles, and Chiefs.

In his collegiate career, Hamilton played in 51 career games at UL, recording 102 tackles, including 29 for a loss of yards, and 14 sacks.

As a senior in 2014, Hamilton was named a First Team All-Sun Belt Conference selection.

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