For the British actor, see David Hawthorne (actor).
David Hawthorne
No. 57     New Orleans Saints
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-05-14) May 14, 1985 (age 36)
Place of birth: Corsicana, Texas
High School: Corsicana (TX)
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
College: Texas Christian
Undrafted in 2008
Debuted in 2008 for the Seattle Seahawks
Career history
* Seattle Seahawks ( 2008 2011)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Tackles     388
Sacks     6.0
Interceptions     7
Stats at

David Hawthorne (born May 14, 1985) is an American football linebacker for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at TCU.

Professional career

Seattle Seahawks

Hawthorne received his first start ever in Week 3 of the 2009 season in place of the injured Lofa Tatupu. Hawthorne recorded a combined 16 tackles and 1 interception. Tatupu then returned from injury but was shortly fallen again, this time being sidelined for the season. Hawthorne started from Week 8 for the rest of the 2009 season and recorded 117 tackles, 4 sacks, 2 forced fumbles and 3 interceptions.

On December 1, 2011 he returned an interception 77 yards against the Philadelphia Eagles in the 4th quarter.[1]

New Orleans Saints

Hawthorne signed a five-year $19 Million contract with the New Orleans Saints on April 3, 2012.[2]


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