Las Vegas Raiders Remember Wayne Hawkins

Las Vegas Raiders Remember Wayne Hawkins

Raiders remember Wayne Hawkins, one of the most underrated athletes of his time

The Las Vegas Raiders remember Wayne Hawkins, a member of the 1960 original Raiders team who passed away at the age of 84. Hawkins was a five-time AFL All-Star and played for the Silver and Black for 10 seasons from 1960 to 1969.

Hawkins was a star lineman for College of the Pacific in the 1950s and started in nine games his rookie season. He was then selected by the Broncos in the AFL’s first ever draft prior to the 1960 season. In Super Bowl II, Hawkins faced off against the Green Bay Packers and Jerry Kramer, another native of Montana.

Renowned for his ferocity, Hawkins played in 136 games for the Raiders. Along with Tom Flores and Jim Otto, he is one of three legendary original Raiders players to have spent their full careers in the AFL. The Raiders remember Wayne Haskins and thoughts and condolences are with the Hawkins family.

Raiders remember Wayne Hawkins

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