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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-Packers set to kick off 2011 season

Posted April 19, 2011 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
The 2011 NFL schedule has been released, and there are plenty of intriguing matchups among the 256 games that kick off on Thursday, Sept. 8 with a meeting of the last two Super Bowl champions.

Shanle's future could be impacted by Saints' draft

Posted April 10, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Saints' decisions on draft weekend could have a major impact on OLB Scott Shanle's status.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 24

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 9:19 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 24th pick in the NFL draft, including Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, the MVP of Super Bowl XLV.

Saints’ Colston in line for new long-term deal

Posted March 24, 2011 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
WR Marques Colston, the Saints' leader in receiving yards in four of his five NFL seasons, is heading into his contract year.

NFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Vikings are looking for a successor to QB Brett Favre, as PFW identifies the top three draft needs of each NFC team.

Saints add to coaching staff

Posted March 14, 2011 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
The Saints announced a trio of coaching moves on Monday afternoon which will bring a change in leadership to the defensive backfield and special teams.

Owners, teams react to lockout

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Teams and owners released statements or spoke to media members on Saturday, reacting to the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987 and what it means for fans.

Saints' statement on NFL lockout

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Saints released a statement on the lockout, saying they will keep their fans fully informed throughout the process.

Saints assistant sentenced in mail fraud case

Posted March 11, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
Saints assistant coach Travis Jones was sentenced to three years probation, 100 hours of community service and ordered to pay $1.15 million in restitution for his role in a real estate scam.

Contract talks between Saints, Bush on hold

Posted March 11, 2011 @ 10:14 a.m. ET
The Saints and Reggie Bush's representatives will open talks about his contract situation in earnest when a new Collective Bargaining Agreement is in place, we hear.

Saints give Thomas four-year deal

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The Saints announce they have signed RB Pierre Thomas to a four-year deal.

Shockey to sign with Panthers

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
Veteran TE Jeremy Shockey will sign with the Panthers, he announced on his Twitter account Thursday.

Hartley agrees to five-year deal with Saints

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 10:46 a.m. ET
PK Garrett Hartley, who kicked the Saints to the Super Bowl two seasons ago, has signed a five-year extension with the team.

Saints add veteran DT Rogers

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 10:52 p.m. ET
Veteran DT Shaun Rogers has signed with the Saints, the team announced via Twitter Tuesday evening.

Saints tender 10, including OLT Bushrod, WR Moore

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
The Saints tendered 10 players late Tuesday, including OLT Jermon Bushrod and WR Lance Moore.

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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