Watch Packers LB A.J. Hawk lay out willing fan at golf tournament

There are plenty of fan fantasies that don't result in bruised ribs. You can dream about throwing the ball around with your favorite quarterback, maybe trying to make contact off the ace pitcher on your favorite baseball team.

For one NFL fan, the idea of being tackled by Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk at the American Century Championship pro-am golf tournament struck him as a great and fun idea.

This isn't something we'd recommend. But we will laugh at it.

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Hawk didn't put his all into the tackle ... although he didn't exactly patty cake him either. It actually looked like this might have hurt, as one would expect when a 235-pound NFL linebacker has a free shot at someone. Though, the fan bounced up right away. Seems like an awesome time.

But hey, the guy got what he wanted: A pretty cool story and the internal injuries to back it up.

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Frank Schwab is the editor of Shutdown Corner on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at or follow him on Twitter!

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