Aaron James Hawk is a linebacker for the Green Bay Packers and a former Super Bowl Champion.
Hawk was born on January 6, 1984 in Kettering Ohio. He played high school football at Centerville High School where he holds a single-game record of 31 tackles. He also holds a school record of 583 tackles in his four years on the team. Hawk received All-State recognition from 1999-2000 before committing to Ohio State University.
Ohio State Buckeyes
Hawk would play four years on the Ohio State campus and played in over 50 games. He was considered a Consensus All-American in his junior year. In his final year he was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, received the Vince Lombardi Award and the MVP of the 2005 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Game. He was second in the Big Ten Conference in sacks with 10. In the 2005 Heisman Trophy Voting race he finished in sixth place.
Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers selected Hawk with the fifth overall pick in the 2006 draft. He would start all 16 games in his rookie season and recorded 82 tackles. In the 2011 postseason, Hawk started on a defense that propelled the Packers to a Super Bowl win. He continues to start at linebacker for Green Bay and has 574 career tackles, 18.5 sacks and nine interceptions.
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