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Ahmad Hawkins     

Born: December 10, 1978
Hometown: Hampton, VA
5' 10", 195
College: Virginia
Other Pro Experience: NFL-E 

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Force rides momentum to playoff win over Cleveland

AFL Playoff Push Approaching For Orlando Predators
WKMG Orlando

Force defense remains short-handed in Philly

Force pull away in second half

Force working for consistency

Force QB injured in loss to Orlando

Former Rampage captain Ahmad Hawkins signs with Alabama Vipers of Arena Football One

Future of Rampage, AFL still uncertain for 2010
In the hours leading up to the first of two conference calls to decide the fate of the 2009 Arena Football League season, Grand Rapids Rampage owner Dan DeVos pledged to keep fighting to salvage the season.

Arena Football Players Still Uneasy About League
Tampa Tribune
While Wednesday's developments regarding the Arena Football Leauge's future was hailed by Storm principal owner Dr. Bob Nucci as a step in the right direction, it did very little to ease the minds of one very important group in the league the players.

AFL players agree to salary cut to help league
Ahmad Hawkins, union representative for the Grand Rapids Rampage, said Wednesday the Arena Football League Players Association has agreed to major financial concessions if it'll help keep the league from suspending operations for the upcoming season.

Rampage's roster for 2009 season taking shape
A year ago, the Grand Rapids Rampage roster was a shambles.

Rampage GM: We're back on radar, hopeful for '09
The Grand Rapids Press -
Despite the team's departure from the Arena Football League playoffs Saturday, Grand Rapids Rampage general manager Scott Woodruff couldn't help but feel proud.

Rampage report card: Final game of season
Here is my report card on the Grand Rapids Rampage's 81-55 loss to the San Jose SaberCats in the AFL American Conference championship game Saturday.

Rampage notes: Lineman's pick leads to TD
On the San Jose SaberCats' first play from scrimmage Saturday, San Jose quarterback Mark Grieb was intercepted by Grand Rapids Rampage defensive back Ahmad Hawkins.

Rampage enjoy underdog role against Rush
The Grand Rapids Press -
their adrenaline pumping like a rematch against the Central Division champion Chicago Rush in the second round of the Arena Football League playoffs. ...

Rampage enjoy underdog role against Rush
The Grand Rapids Rampage insist there's nothing that gets their adrenaline pumping like a rematch against the Central Division champion Chicago Rush in the second round of the Arena Football League playoffs.

What home-field advantage?
The Rattlers didn't need to see the first two Arena Football League wild-card playoff games to realize that having the home-field advantage can be tenuous.

Rampage's Martin deserves recognition from AFL
It's unfortunate the Arena Football League doesn't put a high enough value on the importance of kick returners to recognize them for inclusion in the league's official postseason honor roll. If it did, Chris Martin might get a plaque.

Rampage coach: Record doesn't tell whole story
The first-year coach of the Grand Rapids Rampage acknowledges that is not reflected in the team's 3-10 record, but the rebuilding effort of a once-proud Arena Football League franchise remains on schedule.

Rampage's mistakes pile up in loss to Blaze
In their most important matchup of the season, the Grand Rapids Rampage crashed and burned in a 63-56 loss to the Utah Blaze in an American Conference showdown Sunday afternoon at Van Andel Arena.

Rampage look to put out high-powered Blaze
Grand Rapids Rampage coach Steve Thonn acknowledged that the Utah Blaze are a lot better than their record indicates.

Rush come from behind to beat Grand Rapids
Chicago Tribune
The Rush may have had more artful performances this season, but no one's about to complain after Sunday's 55-52 Arena Football League victory over Grand Rapids left it with six wins at the season's halfway mark. That equals the franchise's second-best start.

Injuries taking their toll on slumping Rampage
The Grand Rapids Rampage's injured list is becoming awfully crowded just six games into the Arena Football League season.

Three keys to Rampage-Predators matchup
The Grand Rapids Press -
The Rampage quarterback had come off back-to-back starts against Kansas City and Los Angeles where he was nearly perfect.

Rampage report card: No bite in Big Apple

Rampage thumped by New York Dragons
The Grand Rapids Rampage tied another franchise scoring record Saturday night in a matchup against the New York Dragons.

Rampage pounded in New York
The Rampage entered the contest as the Arena Football League's highest-scoring team at 67.3 points per game, but tied a team record with a scoreless first half while suffering a 63-34 defeat to the Dragons at Nassau Coliseum.

Defense, special teams key in Rampage's win
The Grand Rapids Press -
It isn't just the Grand Rapids Rampage's high-scoring offense that's responsible for a two-game winning streak. Don't forget the defense or special teams. Both played important roles in the Rampage's 84-59 rout of the Los Angeles Avengers on Sunday afternoon at Van Andel Arena.

Kicker Brian Gowins suffers concussion
The Grand Rapids Press -
The Rampage placekicker suffered a concussion while making a touchdown-saving tackle of San Jose SaberCats return man Trestin George at midfield in the fourth quarter.

Ahmad Hawkins Get a Fresh Start in Grand Rapids
Randy Snow,
The Grand Rapids Rampage held their annual Media Day Luncheon on Thursday, March 6 at the Van Andel Arena. New head coach Steve Thonn and several players met the local media to talk about their expectations for the upcoming season.

Week 1 Power Poll Rankings
Bleacher Report
Here is the first power rankings going into week 1 of the Arena Football season.

Rampage DB has playoffs in mind
The Grand Rapids Press -
Ahmad Hawkins, a sixth-year defensive back, led the Arena Football League with 13 interceptions and was named to the All-AFL first team last year. The Rampage selected him in the first round (third overall) in a dispersal draft of the Nashville Kats roster when that team folded during the offseason.

Spent the 2002 season with the NFL-E World Bowl Champion Berlin Thunder, where he led the team in interceptions.