RIP HAWKINS

Game 125| September 18, 1964 | Rip Hawkins, Bill Brown
Hawkins was the second draft pick of the new Minnesota Vikings (after Tommy Mason). A linebacker from North Carolina, he became an immediate starter and played with the team for its first five years. Brown, a running back out of Illinois, was an NFL running back for 14 seasons, 13 of them as a Viking. Nicknamed “Boom Boom," he holds the Vikings record for most games played by a running back and ranks third in rushing yardage behind Robert Smith and Chuck Foreman.


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