Josh Hawkins
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Hawkins with the Packers in 2017
Free agent
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1993-01-23) January 23, 1993 (age 28)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:189 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Robert B. Glenn
(Kernersville, North Carolina)
College:East Carolina
Undrafted:2016
Career history
* Green Bay Packers ( 2016 2017)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:42
Forced fumbles:1
Fumble recoveries:0
Pass deflections:7
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Joshua Rashard Hawkins (born January 23, 1993) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He played college football at East Carolina. Hawkins was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2016.

Professional career

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BPWonderlic
5 ft 10 in 189 lb 4.39 s 1.51 s 2.52 s 4.09 s 7.22 s 40.5 in 10 ft 5 in 14 reps7[1]

Green Bay Packers

After going undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft, Hawkins signed with the Green Bay Packers on May 6, 2016.[2] He recorded five tackles and two interceptions in the preseason, earning him a spot on the Packers' 53-man roster.[3]

On September 1, 2018, Hawkins was waived by the Packers.[4]

Carolina Panthers

On September 4, 2018, Hawkins was signed to the Carolina Panthers' practice squad.[5] He was promoted to the active roster on September 22, 2018.[6] He was waived on November 14, 2018.[7]

Kansas City Chiefs

On November 18, 2018, Hawkins was signed to the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad.[8] He was released on December 6, 2018.[9]

Philadelphia Eagles

On December 11, 2018, Hawkins was signed to the Philadelphia Eagles practice squad.[10] He was promoted to the active roster on December 24, 2018.[11]

Hawkins was waived during final roster cuts on August 30, 2019.[12]

NFL career statistics

Regular season

Year Team GP GS Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Total Solo Ast Sck SFTY PDef Int Yds Avg Lng TDs FF FR
2016 GB 11 0 5 5 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 GB 15 3 37 27 10 0.0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 26 3 42 32 10 0.0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Source: NFL.com

References

  1. McGinn, Bob (May 6, 2016). "A closer look at the Packers rookie free agents". JSOnline.com. Archived from the original on April 21, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180421164405/http://archive.jsonline.com/sports/packers/rookie-free-agents-for-the-green-bay-packers-b99719308z1-378205081.html. Retrieved April 21, 2018.
  2. "Packers sign 19 rookie free agents". Packers.com. May 6, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20170821212438/http://www.packers.com/news-and-events/article-press-release/article-1/packers-sign-19-rookie-free-agents/b9554146-c6a7-4362-b196-3878cbfe8295. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  3. Hodkiewicz, Wes (September 3, 2016). "Packers keep three QBs: Here's the 53-man roster". Packers.com. https://www.packers.com/news/packers-keep-three-qbs-here-s-the-53-man-roster-17620283. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  4. "Packers announce roster moves". September 1, 2018. https://www.packers.com/news/packers-announce-roster-moves-1.
  5. Strickland, Bryan (September 4, 2018). "Panthers sign Josh Hawkins to practice squad". https://www.panthers.com/news/panthers-sign-josh-hawkins-to-practice-squad.
  6. Taranto, Steven (September 22, 2018). "Panthers promote CB Josh Hawkins to active roster". https://247sports.com/nfl/carolina-panthers/Article/Josh-Hawkins-Panthers-active-roster-122336989/.
  7. "Panthers claim Kenjon Barner". November 14, 2018. https://www.panthers.com/news/panthers-claim-kenjon-barner.
  8. "Chiefs promote wide receiver Gehrig Dieter to active roster". November 18, 2018. https://www.arrowheadpride.com/2018/11/18/18101466/chiefs-promote-wide-receiver-gehrig-dieter-to-active-roster.
  9. "Chiefs sign CB Horace Richardson to practice squad". Chiefs Wire. USA Today. December 6, 2018. https://chiefswire.usatoday.com/2018/12/06/chiefs-sign-cb-horace-richardson-to-practice-squad/.
  10. Erby, Glenn (December 11, 2018). "Eagles sign CB Josh Hawkins to the practice squad". https://theeagleswire.usatoday.com/2018/12/11/eagles-sign-cb-josh-hawkins-to-the-practice-squad/.
  11. McPherson, Chris (December 24, 2018). "Mike Wallace Activated From Injured Reserve". https://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/news/mike-wallace-activated-from-injured-reserve.
  12. "Eagles announce first wave of roster moves as team works toward 53-player limit". August 30, 2019. https://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/news/eagles-roster-cutdown-2019. Retrieved August 30, 2019.

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