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David Hawthorne (born May 14, 1985) is a former American football linebacker. He was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at TCU.

David Hawthorne
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Hawthorne with the Seattle Seahawks
No. 59, 57, 56
Personal information
Born: (1985-05-14) May 14, 1985 (age 34)
Corsicana, Texas
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:246 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High school:Corsicana (TX)
College:Texas Christian
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:595
Forced fumbles:9
Fumble recoveries:3
Defensive touchdowns:1
Player stats at


Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 0 in
(1.83 m)
240 lb
(109 kg)
4.69 s 1.60 s 2.71 s 4.45 s 7.27 s 37 12 in
(0.95 m)
8 ft 10 in
(2.69 m)
20 reps
All values from Texas Christian's Pro Day[1]

Seattle SeahawksEdit

Hawthorne received his first start ever in Week 3 of the 2009 season in place of the injured Lofa Tatupu. Hawthorne recorded a combined 16 tackles and 1 interception. Tatupu then returned from injury but was shortly fallen again, this time being sidelined for the season. Hawthorne started from Week 8 for the rest of the 2009 season and recorded 117 tackles, 4 sacks, 2 forced fumbles and 3 interceptions.

On December 1, 2011, he returned an interception 77 yards against the Philadelphia Eagles in the 4th quarter.[2]

New Orleans SaintsEdit

Hawthorne signed a five-year $19 Million contract with the New Orleans Saints on April 3, 2012. He was released on February 8, 2016.[3]

Buffalo BillsEdit

On August 7, 2016, Hawthorne signed with the Buffalo Bills. On August 30, 2016, he was waived by the Bills.[4]


  1. ^ "David Hawthorne, DS #80 OLB, Texas Christian". Retrieved August 16, 2018.
  2. ^ Four interceptions, Lynch's running lift Seahawks past Eagles
  3. ^ David Hawthorne to Saints
  4. ^ Brown, Chris. "Reserve/PUP for Shaq Lawson; WR Little among cuts to get to 75".

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