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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

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20 1 0

Report: Saints RB Ingram uninjured in car accident

Posted July 22, 2011 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
Saints RB Mark Ingram was uninjured in an automobile accident early Friday morning, according to multiple Alabama media outlets.

Report: Brees, Manning ask for franchise tag exemption

Posted July 19, 2011 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Two of the NFL's top quarterbacks — Drew Brees of the Saints and Peyton Manning of the Colts — have asked to be exempt from the franchise tag as part of the settlement of the "Tom Brady vs. NFL" antitrust lawsuit ...

Texans, Saints cancel joint training-camp practices

Posted July 13, 2011 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
The Texans and the Saints have cancelled three joint practices before their Aug. 20 preseason game at Reliant Stadium.

Saints SS Harper not interested in hometown discount

Posted July 13, 2011 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
Roman Harper, an unrestricted free agent, says he would like to re-sign with the Saints, but he's not interested in giving them a discount to stay.

Brees: "We're very close to a settlement"

Posted July 13, 2011 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
Saints QB Drew Brees said in a radio interview on Wednesday that he believes the lockout will be over soon.

QB Collins retires after 16 seasons

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins announced his retirement on Thursday. His career lasted 16 seasons with five different teams.

Harper considers options in free agency

Posted June 29, 2011 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
Roman Harper will host his second annual "Sainted Weekend" to benefit Harper's Hope 4*1 foundation July 7-9, and he says he's prepared to do what's best for his family when the lockout is over and free ...

Free agency could lead to change at center for Saints

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
The Saints would like to re-sign Jonathan Goodwin, but they might decide not to outbid another team for his services with Matt Tennant waiting to step in at center.

Saints DE Hargrove's brother killed

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Terrence Hargrove, the brother of Saints DE Anthony Hargrove, was stabbed to death early Thursday morning.

NFC South best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 23, 2011 @ 9:03 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the NFC South who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Sean Weatherspoon, David Gettis, Gerald McCoy and Jonathan Casillas.  

Great offenses successfully overcoming poor 'D'

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The 2010 Patriots had the league's best record despite boasting a poor defense. This is part of a recent trend that begs the question, can QB Matt Schaub and the Texans finally break through?

Bushrod: Saints know I want to stay

Posted June 16, 2011 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
OLT Jermon Bushrod would like to stay with the Saints, the four-year veteran told PFW this week, and he has made that clear to the Saints.

Bushrod gearing up for charity weekend, contract clarity

Posted June 15, 2011 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
The lockout is giving Saints free-agent OLT Jermon Bushrod the opportunity to focus on other priorities — ones that he said help take his mind off the labor dispute.

Sharper says vets have advantage longer lockout goes

Posted June 01, 2011 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
Saints FS Darren Sharper said Wednesday that he believes he and other veterans like himself could have a decided edge if the lockout curtails training camp or goes into the regular season.

Lockout limbo: Saints report

Posted May 28, 2011 @ 10:53 a.m. ET
The Saints will be relatively unharmed by the lockout thanks to QB Drew Brees' steady leadership.

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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