2009 SEASON (SENIOR): Saw action in all 13 games, with four starts . . . four-year letterman appeared in 49 career games, including 10 starting assignments . . . had 33 career receptions for 236 yards and three touchdowns . . . had 12 catches for 74 yards in 2009 (6.2 avg.) . . . named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District IV Second Team for his 3.44 GPA in supply chain management . . . one of only 14 players in program history to earn Academic All-Big Ten honors four straight years . . . earned his degree in December 2009 . . . caught two passes for 7 yards, including a 4-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter, at Purdue . . . season-long 13-yard reception vs. Northwestern . . . caught two passes for 11 yards at Illinois . . . had a career-high three receptions for 25 yards at Wisconsin.
2008 SEASON (JUNIOR): Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team . . . Academic All-Big Ten selection for the third straight year . . . appeared in 11 games in 2008, with four starts (vs. Florida Atlantic, Notre Dame, Wisconsin and Georgia) . . . missed back-to- back games vs. Indiana and Iowa with a sprained knee . . . utilized primarily as a blocking back for consensus All-American Javon Ringer, who finished fourth in the NCAA in rushing by averaging 125.9 yards per game . . . had career-high 11 catches for 81 yards (7.4 avg.) . . . had a 14-yard reception on MSU's first play from scrimmage in the 2009 Capital One Bowl vs. Georgia . . . caught two passes for 11 yards at Penn State . . . had two receptions for 10 yards at Michigan . . . caught two passes for a career-high 28 yards at Northwestern, including his second career TD reception, a 7-yard grab from Brian Hoyer in the second quarter . . . his career-long 21-yard reception in the third quarter against the Wildcats set up Ringer's second TD run.
2007 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Earned CoSIDA Academic All-District Second Team and Academic All-Big Ten honors . . . played in all 13 games at fullback, including starts vs. UAB and Indiana . . . had 10 receptions for 81 yards (8.1 avg.) . . . caught two passes for a season-high 22 yards vs. Purdue, including a 21-yard reception . . . had two catches for 21 yards vs. Iowa . . . had two receptions for 14 yards at Notre Dame . . . earned his first career start vs. UAB and scored his first career touchdown on a 3-yard pass from Conner Dixon in the second quarter . . . on MSU's first play from scrimmage against the Blazers, caught a 15-yard pass from Hoyer . . . converted from a linebacker to fullback in preseason camp.
2006 SEASON (FRESHMAN): Academic All-Big Ten selection . . . appeared in all 12 games, primarily on special teams . . . finished second on the special teams leaderboard with 139 production points . . . registered 10 tackles (7 solos, 3 assists) . . . had two solo hits vs. Purdue and recovered a fumble . . . recorded a seasonhigh three stops vs. Northwestern.
2005 SEASON: Redshirted . . . named Scout Team Special Teams Player of the Week twice in 2005 (vs. Purdue and Minnesota).
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Listed among the nation's top 40 outside linebackers by Rivals.com (No. 35) and Max Emfinger (No. 39) . . . named to Prep Football Report's, SuperPrep's and PrepStar's All-Midwest Teams . . . ranked among the Midwest's top prospects by Prep Football Report (No. 49) and SuperPrep (No. 84) . . . rated among the state's top 10 seniors by The Detroit News (No. 4), Detroit Free Press (No. 5), Rivals.com (No. 5) and Lansing State Journal (No. 8) . . . four-year starter at running back for Coach Irv Sigler III at Grandville (Mich.) High School . . . accounted for 1,594 all-purpose yards and 14 touchdowns in 2004 . . . rushed for 928 yards on 139 carries as a senior . . . also saw action at wide receiver in 2004 and caught 23 passes for 386 yards (16.8 avg.) . . . finished his prep career with 4,029 rushing yards . . . two-year starter in the outfield for the Grandville baseball team . . . batted .261 as a junior, including five home runs and 19 RBI . . . led the Bulldogs with 25 runs scored and 13 stolen bases in 2004 . . . son of Jim and Vicky Hawken . . . born Feb. 4, 1987 . . . majoring in supply chain management.
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