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#61 - Joe Hawley

CENTER
Ht: 6-3 Wt: 302
College: UNLV
Exp: 5th

Player Information

Joe Kelly Hawley was born on October 22, 1988 in Bakersfield, CA. He attended Esperanza High in Anaheim, CA before enrolling at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. As a freshman, he appeared in 11 games as a reserve guard. He started 9 games as a sophomore at center. He started 7 games at center as a junior, and 5 at right guard. As a senior, he started all 12 games at right guard and earned All-Mountain West honorable mention. He was selected by the Atlanta Falcons as a fourth round pick (117th overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft.

Career Statistics

Year Team G GS
2010 ATL 15 0
2011 ATL 16 12
2012 ATL 6 0
2013 ATL 16 7
TOTALS 53 19

Transactions

Signed by the Atlanta Falcons on June 15, 2010 ... Suspended by NFL for 4 games due to a violation of the performing-enhancing drug program on November 19, 2012 ... Re-signed by Falcons on March 11, 2014.

Contract details

He signed a four-year contract worth $2.273 million, including a $483,000 signing bonus. He will have base salaries of: $320,000 (2010); $405,000 (2011); $490,000 (2012); and $575,000 (2013) ... Signed a two-year deal in 2014 worth $6.5 million. His deal included a $2 million signing bonus with $3 million in guaranteed money, including his 2014 base salary. He received base salaries of $1 million (2014) and $3 million (2015), giving him cap hits of $2 million (2014) and $4 million (2015).


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