He finishes his collegiate career with 138 tackles, 16.5 tackles for loss and 5.0 sacks.
Hankins finished the 2012 season with 55 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss and 1.0 sack, earning First Team All-Big Ten honors. Although his statistics were down from a year ago, Hankins rarely left the field and was asked to do much more during his junior season.
He recorded a pair of 10-tackle games vs. California and UAB and had 8.0 tackles in the overtime win over Purdue.
Ranked fourth on the team in tackles in 2011 with 67, trailing the team leader by only five ... had 32 solo tackles among his total, a figure that included 11 tackles for losses totaling 24 yards ... also had three quarterback sacks ... had a career-high 10 tackles vs. Nebraska and recorded nine vs. Illinois ... he was named the team's Jack Stephenson Award winner as the team's outstanding defensive lineman ... named honorable mention all-Big Ten as a sophomore by the conference coaches and media.
True freshman who earned a spot in the D-line rotation ... 16 tackles for season ... 7-yard sack in the Eastern Michigan win ... 3 tackles and a TFL at Illinois ... 3 tackles in Indiana win ... 2 tackles vs. Purdue ... 2 tackles in Michigan win ... outstanding first-year defensive player award from OSU coaches ... first-year letterman
Two-time all-state selection for Coach Donshell English's 11-1 division champions at Detroit's Southeastern High ... 85 tackles, 12 sacks as a senior ... all-Detroit city, all-metro, Michigan Blue Chip playing on both sides of the football ... four-year starter ... Cityballers.com player of the year ... also a shot putter ... Drama Club
Son of Louise and James Ward ... has not declared a major at Ohio State