A.J. Hawk has been with the Packers since he was picked in the 2006 NFL Draft right out of OhioState. As a linebacker for the Ohio State Buckeyes football team, Hawk was awarded the prestigious Lombardi Award as the best college football linebacker in the nation. A.J. Hawk was a hot commodity for the NFL recruiters after winning the award, but the Green Bay Packers finally persuaded him to their team with a six-year contract.
The Packer coaches were pleasantly surprised with Hawk’s phenomenal performance from the beginning and he has been going strong ever since. With achievements, such as 3rd place for Defensive Rookie of the Year, Hawk is not done yet. Watch for A.J. Hawk at the next Green Bay Packers game, because he is sure to impress.