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Rip Hawkins

Ross Cooper Hawkins

Position: LB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 235 lbs.

Born: April 21, 1939 in Winchester, TN
Died: July 28, 2015 in Cheyenne, WY
High School: Sewanee Military Academy
College: North Carolina   (school history)
Drafted by the Boston Patriots in the 2nd round (10th overall) of the 1961 AFL Draft.
Drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2nd round (15th overall) of the 1961 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 28 (3540th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)


Rip Hawkins 1965 Touchdown Log

1 Touchdown

1 Interception Return, 1 Go-Ahead, Long of 35 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
30 or more yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 14 1965-12-19 MIN @ CHI W 24-17 4 Interception Return 35 Tied 17-17 Lead 24-17*