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#29 Chris Hawkins
Position: Cornerback
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 184 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Walker, La.
High School: Walker HS
Born: 04/12/1986
Chris Hawkins Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/12/2010

CAREER
A ball-hawk who started at cornerback as both a junior and senior for the Tigers ... Played in 51 games during his career with the Tigers, starting 24 times ... Registered 110 total tackles, 19 pass breakups and five interceptions during his career.

SENIOR SEASON (2009)
One of the leaders in the secondary as the starting left cornerback ... Finished senior season with 43 tackles, including 25 solo stops and 1.5 tackles for losses ... Ranked second on team in pass breakups with seven ... Recorded a season-high seven tackles in back-to-back games against UL-Lafayette and Mississippi State ... Also recorded his first interception of the season and a season-high two pass breakups against Mississippi State ... Notched his second interception of the season against Auburn and was also credited with one pass breakup ... Three of his five career interceptions came against Auburn ... Registered a season-high five solo tackles versus Washington with one tackle for a loss of two yards ... Also recorded one pass breakup against the Huskies in LSU's season opener.

JUNIOR SEASON (2008)
Had a standout season as the Tigers’ starter at right cornerback ... Started all 13 games ... Led LSU in interceptions with three, pass breakups with nine and tied for the team lead in forced fumbles with two ... Racked up 50 tackles on the year with 0.5 tackles for loss ... Had five tackles and one PBU against Ole Miss ... Recorded four tackles and a career-high three PBUs against Alabama ... Finished with three tackles and three PBUs a week later vs. Troy ...  Registered the first touchdown of his career on a 24-yard fumble recovery in the second quarter against Tulane ... Added five tackles in the win over the Green Wave ... Accumulated five tackles against Georgia ... Registered two tackles and a forced fumble against South Carolina ... Tallied three stops against Florida and finished with five tackles against Mississippi State ... Picked off two passes – the first interceptions of his career – in the comeback win at Auburn ... Added five tackles and one PBU against Auburn ... Recorded a career-high eight tackles versus North Texas in just his second career start ... Intercepted a pass the halted a Georgia Tech drive at the end of the first half in the Chick-fil-A Bowl ... Later a forced a fumble in the second half against the Yellow Jackets and finished with two tackles.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007)
Played in 13 games with no starts ... Credited with 13 tackles and three broken up passes ... Made five tackles, all solo stops, in the win over La. Tech ... Registered three tackles and a PBU against Middle Tennessee ... Also saw action on LSU’s punt return and kickoff units.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2006)
Played in 12 games with no starts ... Credited with four tackles ... Recorded three stops in the Tigers’ win over Kentucky.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2005.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the state's most coveted defensive back prospects ... Rated as the nation’s No. 22 cornerback by ESPN and No. 9 safety by Rivals.com ... Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, the New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Top 20 Blue-Chip list as well as the Mobile Register Super Southeast 120 ... Saw limited action as a senior due to an ankle injury ... Did manage to rack up 1,397 yards and 18 touchdowns as a running back ... Averaged 6.4 yards per carry as a senior ... Caught 10 passes for 224 yards and three TDs as a wide receiver ... Had productive junior and sophomore campaigns tallying over 2,400 all-purpose yards ... All-around athlete who earned letters in track and basketball as well ... Competed in the 100 meters, 200 meters and long jump in track ... Timed at 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... Coached by John Guerin.

PERSONAL
Full name is Christopher Jamal Hawkins ... Born April 12, 1986 in Baton Rouge ... Mom is Jeannette Terrance ... Majoring in business administration.

CAREER HIGHS
Total tackles: 8 vs. App. State, 2008
Tackles for loss: 1 vs. Wash., 2009
Sacks: 0
Interceptions: 2 vs. Auburn, 2008

HAWKINS’ CAREER STATISTICS

 

 

 

 

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks

PBU

QBH

INT

FF

FR
2005
Redshirt Season
2006
12-0
4
0
4
0-0
0-0
0
0
0
0
0-0

2007

13-0

12

1

13

0-0

0-0

3

0

0

0

0-0

2008

13-13

21

29

50

0.5-1

0-0

9

0

3-13

2

1-24

2009

13-11
25
18
43
1.5-3
0-0

7

0

2-6

0

0

Totals

56-24

62

48

110

2.0-4

0-0

19

0

5-19

2

1-24

 

 

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