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Akiem Hicks - #76 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 324 lbs.
Birthday 11/16/1989
Birthplace Elk Grove, CA
College Regina
Years played 2
Drafted 2012, 3rd round, 26th pick by Saints

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
20 1 0

Saints QB Brees: Concussion education critical

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
Drew Brees has teamed up with a program that provides free concussion testing for athletes in schools and youth sports organizations.

Fujita sees bounty probe as part smear campaign

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Scott Fujita, a player and union leader who has criticized the NFL's player-safety record, sees elements of a "smear campaign" in the bounty investigation.

Saints waive DE Romeus

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Saints waived/injured DE Greg Romeus and signed LB Donovan Robinson.

NFL denies witness retractions in bounty probe

Posted June 21, 2012 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
The NFL has denied accusations it covered up retractions made by key witnesses in its bounty investigation.

Vitt: 'I did not pledge money'

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Saints assistant head coach Joe Vitt released the following statement on Wednesday in response to the NFL’s recent release of bounty evidence.

Durbin, Goodell to meet on bounties

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday on the subjuect of bounties in football.

Hargrove refutes NFL video clip

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Anthony Hargrove denied it was his voice in a video saying, “Give me the money” in reference to Brett Favre being injured in two seasons ago.

If Saints are weakened, impact will be considerable

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
Whether you're a Saints fan or not, the fallout from the bounty scandal is something to ponder, writes Mike Wilkening.

Goodell hears bounty appeals from players

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 9:33 p.m. ET
Roger Goodell has finished hearing appeals from four players in the Saints bounty case, amid complaints that the NFL didn't prove anything.

NFLPA: League ran a 'sloppy investigation'

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
In a press release, NFLPA outside counsel Richard Smith detailed the union’s findings on the league’s bounty investigation.

Graham's bargain status not likely to change soon

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Saints’ focus is on getting Drew Brees locked up long term, but Jimmy Graham is well on his way to earning a big payday.

Reports: Evidence given to players ahead of bounty appeals

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The NFL has reportedly turned over some evidence to the four players suspended for the Saints' bounty program ahead of Monday’s appeals hearing.

Saints QB Daniel, DE Romeus injured

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
The Saints’ first-team QB this offseason, Chase Daniel, has suffered a hairline fracture on his thumb.

Raiders add TE Humphrey

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
The Raiders signed TE Tory Humphrey, the team announced Tuesday. Humphrey spent the last three seasons with the Saints.

NFL: No Burbank jurisdiction on Hargrove discipline

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Arbitrator Stephen Burbank has said he does have jurisdiction over Packers DE Anthony Hargrove, who's appealing a suspension.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 30, 2012
New Orleans' inactives include Hicks for Sunday's game versus the Panthers.||||||| Hicks has been dealing with a left knee injury.
Posted June 28, 2012
New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club and third-round draft choice Akiem Hicks have agreed on four-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not released.||||||| Hicks, a 6-foot-5, 324-pound defensive tackle, was the top overall draft pick by the Saints, who traded this year's first-round choice in 2011 and who lost their 2012 second-round pick in connection with the NFL's bounty investigation. Hicks, who briefly transferred to LSU from junior college but never played for the Tigers, finished his college career at the University of Regina in Canada.

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