Hawkins will join the U.S. Men`s National Team for the International Federation of American Football Senior World Championship July 8-16 in Austria.
Team USA is led by former Northwest Missouri State head coach and three-time NCAA Division II national champion Mel Tjeerdsma.
The IFAF Senior World Championship is an eight-nation football tournament held every four years since 1999. Games will be played in Graz, Innsbruck and Vienna.
The U.S. defeated Japan, 23-20, in double overtime in Tokyo, to win the 2007 tournament, the first that included Team USA.
Team USA will conduct a training camp June 28 to July 4
Hawkins has been playing European football. He signed with the Stockholm Mean Machines in January.