Name: Marcus Jay Hawkins
School: Sacramento State
Position: LB

Height: 5’11”
Weight: 230

What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?

We were able to win our conference and get a high seed in the playoffs. Individually, I Led the team in tackles and had 3 picks and 3 force fumbles to go along with it.

Q: How do you think you took advantage of the extra year of eligibility to increase your chances of going pro?

It just added an another year to workout and grow as a person. When you turn on the film you’ll see the best linebacker coming out the Big Sky conference.

Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?

I am a team player that starts on defense and contributes on special teams. Also, I would say a clutch player. Someone you can trust to do their job every single play and make game changing plays.

Q: When you are studying film, what are the things you focus on to improve your game?

When studying film, you look to pick up on tendencies from the other team. And you practice them throughout the week. So when it is game day, you have a good grasp on what’s coming.

Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?

My Football knowledge and understanding of the game. I play sideline to sideline and make plays in the passing game and running game. Also, my play recognition is really good.

Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?

I’ll be doing my Pro day training at Athletic Performance.

Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?

I am a good person on and off the field. I don’t cause any problems off the field. I lead by example on and off the field as well.

Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL and any other pro leagues?

I am a guy you want on your team. Turn on the film and watch me play and ask my coaches or coaches I’ve played a gainst. You won’t regret taking a shot on me.

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