Signed by Green Bay as a free agent on May 8, 2015…Played at Northeast Mississippi Community College from 2011-2012 before transferring to the University of Mississippi in 2013…Lettered two years for Ole Miss, playing in 24 games with two starts…Compiled 27 tackles (13 solo), including nine for a loss, and three sacks during his time with the Rebels…Appeared in 12 of 13 games as a senior in 2014, recording 17 stops (nine solo), including 6½ for a loss, and two sacks…Helped the defense allow just three points and notched two tackles (one solo), including one for a loss, vs. Vanderbilt (Sept. 6) at LP Field…Tallied his first sack of the season in the win vs. Memphis (Sept. 27)…Posted three tackles (one solo) in the win at Texas A&M (Oct. 11)…Posted one solo tackle and a sack in a 48-0 shutout win vs. Presbyterian (Nov. 8)…Registered a season-high four stops (one solo) vs. Arkansas (Nov. 22)…Made two stops (one solo) in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl vs. TCU (Dec. 31)…Played in 12 games with two starts as a junior in 2013 and notched 10 tackles (four solo), including 2½ for a loss, and a sack…Also lined up at TE, exclusively as a blocker…Made his Rebel debut vs. Vanderbilt (Aug. 29), but did not record any statistics…Tallied two assisted tackles at Auburn (Oct. 5)…Made two solo stops and his only sack of the season in a 27-24 win vs. No. 6 Louisiana State (Oct. 19)…Made his first career start as a Rebel vs. Idaho (Oct. 26) and recorded two tackles (one solo), including one for a loss, in the win…Again notched two tackles (one solo) the following week vs. Arkansas (Nov. 9)…Graduated from Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in general studies…Prior to transferring, earned honorable mention All-American honors as a sophomore at Northeast Mississippi Community College in 2012…Tied for second in the state and region with 9½ sacks, and ranked second among all junior-college players in the nation with 20½ tackles for a loss…Also tallied 51 tackles, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries…Rated the No. 1 junior college prospect in the nation by, No. 11 by and No. 15 by…Hailed as the No. 1 DT in the country by and the No. 1 prospect overall by the Clarion-Ledger…Named first-team all-state and the state’s Most Valuable Lineman by the MACJC…Posted 10 tackles (three solo), including four for a loss, and two sacks vs. Jones County Junior College (Sept. 8)…Recorded seven tackles (one solo), including three for a loss, and a sack vs. Holmes Community College (Sept. 13)…Made six stops (two solo), including 1½ for a loss, and a sack vs. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (Sept. 27)…Notched seven assisted tackles, including one for a loss, vs. Coahoma Community College (Oct. 4)…Registered 30 tackles, including 3½ for a loss, and three sacks as a freshman in 2011…Also played basketball at Northeast C.C., leading the conference in rebounding as a freshman…Graduated from Meadowbrook High School in Norcross, Ga., where he earned two letters as a wide receiver…Also lettered in basketball, averaging 18 points and 12 rebounds as a senior…Attended Brookwood High School in Snellville, Ga., as a freshman and sophomore, where he lettered one year in football and basketball…Single, lives in Auburn, Ga. …Has a 1-year-old son, Princeton…Given name Lavon Marquis Hooks; born in New Haven, Conn.