Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 6/5/12

Courtney Hawkins realized a lifelong dream when he was drafted in the first round by the White Sox on Monday. How did the youngster get to savor the moment? By being pressured into doing a back flip by an MLB Network reporter despite wearing a dress shirt, tie, and dress shoes. Luckily he cooperated and completed the back flip despite the less than ideal attire.

Hawkins is an outfielder and was expected to go ninth or tenth, so the White Sox probably feel like they got a steal. The Carroll High (Texas) product has to choose between attending the University of Texas on scholarship or signing with the White Sox. We’re guessing he takes the millions.

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