Anttaj Hawthorne
DT | (6'3", 321, 5.25) | Wisconsin

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Selected by: Oakland Raiders
Round: 6
Pick (Overall): 1(175)
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(DT) Anttaj Hawthorne - Wisconsin
(DT) Anttaj Hawthorne - Wisconsin
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Overall: Hawthorne took over as a starter late in his true freshman season in 2001 and was a fulltime starter from that point on. As a junior in 2003, he finished with 75 tackles, 20 tackles for loss, four sacks and two forced fumbles. He finished his career at Wisconsin with 41-consecutive starts and had another impressively productive season as a senior in 2004, finishing with 42 total tackles, 11.5 TFL, six sacks and one INT, despite facing nearly constant double-team attention. Hawthorne is a "boom-or-bust" prospect. He is a powerful defensive tackle prospect with great size, good strength and above average quickness. When he is giving a full effort and playing with leverage, he can be extremely tough to block. However, his motor is extremely inconsistent and he has a tendency to play too high when he wears down. He takes too many plays off and won't look like ... For complete overview, strengths and weaknesses, login above or become an Insider.
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