The Green Bay Packers have signed DT Justin Hamilton to the practice squad. The transaction was announced Monday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson.

Hamilton, a 6-2, 315-pound rookie out of Louisiana-Lafayette, originally signed with the Buffalo Bills as a non-drafted free agent on May 8, 2015. After spending the offseason and training camp with the Bills, he was released on Aug. 31. Hamilton was a three-year starter at Louisiana-Lafayette and was named second-team All-Sun Belt in 2013 and first-team All-Sun Belt in 2014. He will wear No. 94 for the Packers.