Rip Hawkins

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Rip Hawkins
No. 58
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1939-04-21)April 21, 1939
Place of birth: Winchester, Tennessee
Date of death: July 28, 2015(2015-07-28) (aged 76)
Place of death: Cheyenne, Wyoming
Career information
College: North Carolina
NFL draft: 1961 / Round: 2 / Pick: 15
AFL draft: 1961 / Round: 2 / Pick: 10
(By the Boston Patriots)
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played–started: 70–66
Interceptions: 12
Touchdowns: 3
Stats at

Ross Cooper "Rip" Hawkins (April 21, 1939 – July 28, 2015) was a professional American football player. He played five seasons in the National Football League with the Minnesota Vikings. He died in 2015; at the time of his death, he had Lewy body dementia.[1][2]


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