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Danny Hawkins is the Defensive Line coach for Rise Football. A native  
of Seattle, he played high school football for Ballard high School. As  
freshman, played on 11-3 team that reached Class 4A state championship  
game. After high school he went to junior college and then attended  
Western Washington University where he played as a Freshman.

Coach Hawkins coached high school football at Lynwood for 3 years and  
is currently coaching Defensive line at Rainier Beach High School. He  
is very involved in the community and is always mentoring the youth.  
Hawkins uses the game of football and athletic training to inspire the  

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