Blue Devils tracking sleeper DE?

Franklin-Simpson senior Joseph Hawkins has began to see a few new schools take interest in him. Who is the 6-foot-3, 230-pound defensive end involved with?

Franklin-Simpson senior Joseph Hawkins has began to see a few new schools take interest in him. Who is the 6-foot-3, 230-pound defensive end involved with?

Joseph Hawkins has been a force defensively for Franklin Simpson at defensive end, picking up several double digit tackle games this season already. Now recruiting is beginning to pick up.

"I'm getting new interest from Indiana State," Hawkins said. "I talked with the tight end Coach Jami Deberry," Hawkins said.

Hawkins is also planning some trips in the near future.

"I'm planning on visiting Kentucky and still planning for Indiana State and Duke," he said.

Duke is a fairly new name in Hawkins' recruitment.

"(Duke) has been recruiting me for a little while now. I've been talking with Coach (Clayton) McGrath. I think their program is filled with tradition. It's a rebuilding program with a lot of potential."

Hawkins had a couple of other things that stood out about the Blue Devils.

"I think their staff is great. love how they preach the importance of academics and good the future of the program is looking," he finished.

FOX Sports Next will keep you updated on Joseph Hawkins.


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