Lavelle Hawkins

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Lavelle Hawkins
No. 15     Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-07-12) July 12, 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth: Stockton, California
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 194 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school: Stockton (CA) Edison
College: California
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 4 / Pick: 126
Debuted in 2008 for the Tennessee Titans
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Receptions 71
Receiving yards 771
Receiving average 10.9
Receiving TDs 1
Stats at NFL.com

Lavelle Lamar Hawkins (born July 12, 1986) is an American football wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fourth round (126th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at California.

Early years[edit]

He played high school football at Edison High School in Stockton, California.

Professional career[edit]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

The Tennessee Titans selected Hawkins with the 126th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He is notable for being the player the Titans selected with the pick they acquired in the Pacman Jones trade, as well as being the first wide receiver the Titans selected in the 2008 NFL Draft.

During five seasons with the Titans, Hawkins caught 71 receptions for 771 yards. His most productive season was in 2011 when he played in all 16 games and caught 47 passes for 470 yards and 1 touchdown.

New England Patriots[edit]

Hawkins was signed by the New England Patriots to a 2-year deal on May 9, 2013.[1] On July 31, 2013, Hawkins was released.[2]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

On August 2, 2013, Hawkins signed with the San Francisco 49ers.[3] Despite a productive preseason, he was released during the final round on roster cuts on August 31, 2013.[4]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

On October 1, 2013, Hawkins signed with the San Diego Chargers.[5] Hawkins appeared in four games as a kick returner.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

On April 7, 2014, Hawkins signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[6]

Personal[edit]

Hawkins is a cousin of former New Orleans Saints running back Lynell Hamilton.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Patriots sign free agent WR Lavelle Hawkins". Patriots.com. May 9, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Patriots release WR Perez Ashford, WR Lavelle Hawkins and OL Nick McDonald". Patriots.com. July 31, 2013. 
  3. ^ "49ers Sign WRs Collie, Hawkins". 49ers.com. August 2, 2013. 
  4. ^ Branch, Eric (August 31, 2013). "Cut-down day: 49ers’ transaction tracker". 
  5. ^ Alper, Josh (October 1, 2013). "Chargers add Lavelle Hawkins". 
  6. ^ Katzowitz, Josh (April 7, 2014). "Buccaneers sign SS Major Wright, WR Lavelle Hawkins". 

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