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Javian Hawkins Earns Weekly ACC Honors

Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Louisville’s 2020 season hasn’t at all been what we expected, but sophomore running back Javian Hawkins is certainly doing his part.

Hawkins is having a monster season thus far and was recently named ACC running back of the week.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Louisville running back Javian Hawkins was named the ACC Running Back of the Week following his performance on Saturday against Florida State.

Hawkins rushed 16 times for 174 yards and a career high three touchdowns in the 48-16 win over the Seminoles, snapping a four-game losing streak for the Cardinals.

He opened the scoring for the Cardinals with a nine-yard run and put the Cardinals ahead to stay with a 70-yard run. It was his second 70-yard run for a touchdown this season.

The native of Titusville, Fla. recorded his 11th 100-yard rushing game of his career, which is tied for fourth most in school history. It was also his fifth 150-yard performance – tied for the fifth most at Louisville.

Hawkins moved into 13th place on the school’s all-time rushing list with 2,226 yards.

The Cardinals remain home this weekend when they face Virginia Tech Saturday at 4 p.m.

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