Hard work has paid off ... emerged from spring drills as the back up to Trey Haverty at the Y receiver position ... height provides tremendous asset on Tech's "hands" team.
2003 - Tech took advantage of Hawkins's height on on-side kicks ... played in all 13 games ... Texas - caught one pass for eight yards ... Baylor - 14 yards on a reception ... Colorado - had a catch for 10 yards ... Oklahoma State - grabbed a Ryan Bishop on-side kick against Oklahoma State to retain possession ... Iowa State - 26 yards on a reception ... Texas A&M - 10 yards on one catch ... SMU - opened the season with 25 yards on three receptions.
2002 - Played in four games ... Oklahoma State - caught one pass for 18 yards ... Baylor - 14 yards on a reception.
2001 - Transferred to Tech ... scout team member.
2000 - Signed with Southeast Missouri State out of high school ... redshirt season.
High School - Colleyville Heritage High School in Colleyville, Texas ... All-Tarrant County First-Team ... team MVP ... first-team all-district in basketball ... had 37 catches for 670 yards and eight touchdowns senior season ... averaged a double-double on the basketball court ... active in FCA and National Honor Society.
Personal - Joey Hawkins ... born December 16, 1981, in Gilmer, Texas ... son of Sherry and Charlie Hawkins ... has two brothers, Chad and Jake ... brother, Chad, was a first-round draft pick of the Texas Rangers in 2000 ... enjoys video games and basketball ... majoring in marketing.