Position: Defensive Back
Height /Weight: 5-10 / 195
Hometown: Rockville, Md.
High School: Quince Orchard HS
Previous School: Maryland
Major: Criminal Justice
At Delaware: First-year player at Delaware after transfer from the University of Maryland…will have sophomore eligibility after competing for two seasons with the Terrapins…outstanding athlete who is projected as the team’s starting right cornerback entering the fall…also expected to battle for kick return duties…enrolled at Delaware this past spring and took part in spring drills…enjoyed an outstanding 2011 Delaware spring game as he ran back a long kickoff return, returned an interception 55 yards for a touchdown, posted five tackles, and broke up a pass.
At Maryland: Two-year member of the squad under head coach Ralph Friedgen.
2010 Season: Moved into the lineup as a redshirt freshman and played in eight games as a backup and special teams player...recorded two tackles on special teams...team that went 9-4 and defeated East Carolina in the Military Bowl under Friedgen.
High School: Played cornerback, quarterback, running back, and wide receiver at Quince Orchard High School for head coach Dave Mencarini…three-year starter who earned All-State honors as a senior…ranked No. 9 in SuperPrep’s Mid-Atlantic 54…rated the 12th-best cornerback in the nation according to Scout…rated the fifth-best player in Maryland and the 22nd-best cornerback nationally by Rivals…No. 196 in the Rivals 250, which ranks the top overall players nationwide for the class of 2009…recorded 25 tackles and two interceptions as a senior in 2008…accounted for 11 touchdowns on offense as Quince Orchard (10-2) advanced to the 4A West finals…invited to participate in the Under Armour All-American game…had 42 tackles on defense and more than 1,100 yards of total offense as a junior in 2007 in helping the Cougars claim the 4A state championship…honor roll student...also recruited by West Virginia, Florida and Oregon.
Personal: Travis Lamont Hawkins…born Feb. 18, 1991...son of Cheryl Hawkins and Thomas Addison...criminal justice major at Delaware...would like to become an FBI agent after graduation...youngest of four children...calls Hall of Famer Deion Sanders his biggest influence in football.Back To Football Home Football Story Archive