Lavon Hooks
Lavon Hooks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Meadowcreek

Last College:
Northeast Mississippi CC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 318

Position:
DT

Experience:
1L


09/27/2014

Defense Shines as Ole Miss Tops Memphis

Rebel Defense Allows Just 104 Total Yards in 24-3 Victory

05/13/2014

Ole Miss Football Spring Review

Rebels Prepare For 2014 Season

10/26/2013

Ole Miss vs. Idaho Postgame Notes

10/19/2013

Ole Miss vs. LSU Postgame Notes

05/08/2013

Ole Miss Football Spring Review

Rebels Gear Up For 2013 Fall Season

2013: Played in 12 games with two starts at defensive tackle ... Lined up at both TE and DT during the year ... Totaled 10 tackles, 2.5 TFLs and a sack on the year ... Earned first letter ... at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): Made his Rebel debut on the defensive line ... vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Assisted on a tackle and recorded a QB hurry ... at Auburn (10/5/13): Made two tackles as a DT and also lined up as a blocking TE ... vs. #6 LSU (10/19/13): Playing solely on the defensive line, made two tackles, including his first sack as a Rebel ... vs. Idaho (10/26/13): Made first career start (DT) and had two tackles, including a TFL ... vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Made two tackles (one solo) with 0.5 TFL ... at Mississippi State (11/28/13): Posted one tackle ... Music City Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (12/30/13): Started at DT ... Transferred in January and joined the team for spring drills.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played two seasons at Northeast Mississippi Community College under head coach Ricky Smither ... NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American as a sophomore ... Among all JUCO prospects in the nation, rated No. 1 by 247Sports.com, No. 11 by Scout.com and No. 15 by ESPN.com ... Tabbed the nation's No. 1 defensive tackle by JCGridiron.com ... Rated the No. 1 JUCO prospect in the state by The Clarion-Ledger ... Selected first team All-State and All-Region XXIII and the state's Most Valuable Defensive Lineman by the MACJC ... Tied for second in the state and region with 9.5 sacks and ranked second among all JUCO players in the nation with 20.5 tackles for loss ... Tallied 51 total tackles and had three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries ... Recorded 30 tackles, 3.0 sacks and 3.5 TFLs as a freshman ... Also played basketball at Northeast, leading the conference in rebounding as a freshman ... Spent his first semester of JUCO playing basketball for Marion Military Institute (Marion, Ala.).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Meadowbrook High School in Norcross, Ga., playing football and basketball there ... Averaged 18 points and 12 rebounds for the hoops team as a senior ... Participated in football and basketball at Brookwood High School (Snellville, Ga.) in ninth and 10th grades.

PERSONAL: Son of Lester and Dora Hooks ... Full name is Lavon Marquis Hooks ... Born: Jan. 23, 1992 ... General studies major.

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