Played in all 13 games and drew eight starts ... Ranked fourth in the Big South in interceptions (0.23 / 3 total) and fifth in passes defended (0.69 avg - 6 PBU, 3 INT) ... Ranked third on the team with 65 tackles and 23rd in the Big South (5.0 avg.) ... Earned his first career start at Furman due to an injury to Tre Henderson ... Responded with eight tackles and a PBU ... Recorded a pass breakup and six stops versus Eastern Kentucky ... Started at Toledo, registering a career-high nine tackles ... Named CollegeFootballPerformanceAwards Honorable Mention National Defensive Back of the Week, CollegeSportsMadness.com Big South Defensive Player of the Week and the team's Defensive MVP for his play versus Liberty ... Picked off a pass and returned it 66 yards -- the second-longest return in CCU history --for a touchdown on Liberty's first drive of the game ... Added nine tackles, second-best on the team, to tie a career high, including a career-high seven solo stops ... Followed that performance with another nine-tackle outing at Gardner-Webb, including a career-high eight solo stops, with another interception and a PBU ... Recorded his third pick versus Charleston Southern ... Played well in the Bethune-Cookman win, getting five tackles, 1.5 TFL - including a solo sack - with a pass breakup ... Going against one of the nation's top offensive units, Hawthorne recorded six tackles, a forced fumble and two PBU at Old Dominion.
2011 (So.): Saw action in all 11 games, serving on the special teams as well as a backup at corner back ... Made nine stops on the season, including seven solo ... Tallied a season-best three tackles at Liberty ... Added two tackles and blocked a punt versus Gardner-Webb.
2010 (RFr.): Played in six games over the second half of the season, mostly on the kick coverage team ... Recovered a fumble in the Liberty win ... After CCU went up 10-7, Hawthorne recovered a fumble that, five plays and 25 yards later, would lead to a Chanticleer score and 17-7 advantage.
2009 (Fr.): Redshirted.
Prior to Coastal: 2008 High School Sports Report All-State Class A as a running back ... Played quarterback as well in high school ... Also named to the 2008-2009 All-Region IA boys' basketball team.