On Hawkins: Tremendous athlete, who will battle for back-up quarterback position ... Continues to gain experience working with the offense ... Highly-decorated quarterback from Florida ... Good arm strength ... Plays with confidence.
As a redshirt sophomore in 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
As a redshirt freshman in 2008: Played as an H-Back in second season at UMass ... Made the move prior to the start of the season ... Saw action in eight games ... Had one catch for three yards against Richmond (10/18) ... Caught a pass from Liam Coen for 23 yards against Holy Cross (9/6) ... Made one tackle against Albany (8/30).
As a freshman in 2007: Shared team's Outstanding Offensive Scout Team Award with Emil Igwenagu ... Redshirt season as the scout team quarterback.
Before UMass: Star quarterback at South Broward High School for coach Allen Held ... Member of First-Team Miami Herald All-Broward 6A-4A Football Team ... Starting quarterback in Miami Broward All-Star Game ... Named North/South Broward All County ... Co-MVP of High School Team ... Threw for 1539 yards as a senior on 66-of-123 with 15 touchdowns ... Also gained 153 rushing yards and two ground scores ... Led team to an 8-2 finish as a senior.
Personal: Octavious Antwan Hawkins .... Born January 18, 1989 in Dothan, Alabama ... Son of Sheila and Otis Hawkins ... Brother of Otisha ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Career Statistics (Receiving)
Year GP/GS No. Yds. Avg. TD Lg. 2008 8/0 2 26 13.0 0 23