Position
Cornerback
Height
6'1
Weight
182 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Walker, La.
High School
Walker HS

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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