#23 E.J. Hawkins
Hometown: Austin, Texas
Major: Psychology major with a minor in recreation
Played in 13 of 15 games … had 12 tackles, including a career-high five against Fort Hays State (10/18) … credited with three pass breakups … first collegiate interception ended Abilene Christian's final drive of the postseason and secured a 45-36 Northwest win (11/29) ... MIAA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll member
Played in four games ... had a solo tackle at Missouri Western (9/15) ... had a tackle-for-loss vs. Southwest Baptist (9/29)
Saw action against Fort Hays State (10/21) without recording a statistic.
Lexington High School
First-team all-district selection at wide receiver and defensive back as a senior ... as a senior, was a Brazos Valley All-Academic pick and Texas High School Coaches Association Football All-Star Game nominee ... first-team all-district at wideout and second-team all-district at cornerback in 2003 ... holds longest interception with a 98 yarder in 2004 ... in basketball, selected to second-team all-district in 2003 ... state track qualifier in the long jump, 4x100 and 4x200 as a junior ... graduated in 2005.
Son of Edward and Joycelen Hawkins ... born Aug. 15, 1987