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|No. 61 Atlanta Falcons|
|Date of birth:October 22, 1988|
|Place of birth: Bakersfield, California|
|Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)||Weight: 302 lb (137 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 4 / Pick: 117|
|Debuted in 2010 for the Atlanta Falcons|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2011|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Joseph Kelly Hawley (born October 22, 1988) is an American football offensive guard of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons with the 117th pick in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft.
Hawley attended Esperanza High School in Anaheim, California where he was Male Athlete of the Year as a Senior and MVP of the Aztecs. He was a three-year letter winner and received Prep Star All West Region Honors. He was regarded as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com.
Hawley recorded a school record 48 decleats as the Aztecs racked up an astounding 5,535 yards rushing, 7th most in California history, en route to the Division 1 CIF Championship game in 2005. He played in the Cali-Florida Bowl and the Orange County and LA Shriners All-Star games in 2006. Joe was Sunset League Offensive Lineman of the Year in 2004 and 2005; All-State Underclass, CalHiSports in 2004; All-State, First Team, CalHiSports in 2005; LA Times All-Star, First Team, in 2004 and 2005; All-Orange County, First Team, OC Register in 2004 and 2005; All-CIF Southern Section, All Divisions, First Team in 2005; and, All-CIF Southern Section, Division 1, First Team in 2004 and 2005.
Hawley received a 4 game suspension from the National Football League which ends December 17th, 2012 for taking a 'performance enhancing drug'. Peter Konz is likely to be his replacement as the back up center to Todd McClure. On December 24, 2012 He was reactivated from suspension after Kevin Cone was placed on injured reserve.
- ↑ "Joe Hawley Recruiting Profile". Rivals.com. http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/recruiting/player-Joe-Hawley-37603. Retrieved October 21, 2010.
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