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Akiem Hicks

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Height: 
6-5

Weight:

324

Age

26
Regina (Canada)
5 Years Pro

2015 Season

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2015 Season

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Akiem Hicks was traded to the New England Patriots on Thursday, October 1, 2015.  He originally entered the NFL as a third-round draft pick (89th overall) by New Orleans out of the University of Regina in the 2012 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-5, 324 pounder, has appeared in 48 games with 33 starts in three-plus seasons with the Saints and registered 119 tackles, 6 1/2 sacks, one pass defensed and one forced fumble. He started all three games for New Orleans this season and made two tackles.

Gameday Photos

Biography

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Akiem Hicks was acquired by the New England Patriots from New Orleans in a trade in exchange for Michael Hoomanawanui on Oct. 1, 2015 ... Originally drafted by New Orleans in the third round (89th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2015 (12/0, 2/0 – New England)

  • Recorded two tackles, one solo (1/24).
  • Recorded one tackle in the playoff victory vs. Kansas City (1/16).
  • Recorded five tackles, one solo, at Miami (1/3).
  • Contributed on defense and special teams at N.Y. Jets (12/27).
  • Recorded four tackles, two solo, sacked Marcus Mariota for a 5-yard loss in the first quarter and recovered a Marcus Mariota fumble forced by Chandler Jones in the Titans' end zone for his first career touchdown in the win vs. Tennessee (12/20).
  • Rotated in on the defensive line and recorded six tackles, five solo, and two fourth-quarter sacks on Brian Hoyer and T.J. Yates for a loss of seven yards in the win at Houston (12/13). Hicks's performance marks the first multiple sack game of his career.
  • Rotated in on the defensive line vs. Philadelphia (12/6).
  • Rotated in on the defensive line at Denver (11/29).
  • Recorded one tackle in the win vs Buffalo (11/23).
  • Recorded one tackle in the win vs. N.Y. Giant (11/15).
  • Recorded one tackle in the win vs. Washington (11/8)
  • Rotated in on the defensive line in the win vs. Miami (10/29).
  • Recorded three tackles in the win vs. the New York Jets (10/25).
  • Recorded one tackle in the win at Indianapolis (10/18).
  • Made his Patriots debut in the win at Dallas (10/11).

2015 (3/3 – New Orleans)

  • Started three games for New Orleans and posted two tackles.

2014 (15/14 – New Orleans)

  • Played in 15 games with 14 starts at left defensive end before being placed on Injured Reserve prior to season finale. Totaled 58 tackles, two sacks and two passes defensed.
  • Posted five tackles in back-to-back weeks at Dallas, (9/28) and vs. Tampa Bay (10/5).
  • Posted five tackles at Green Bay (10/26) and matched that number on a short week at Carolina (10/30), while adding a sack.
  • Posted three stops and a sack at Chicago (12/15).

2013 (16/16, 2/2 – New Orleans)

  • Started all 16 regular-season games and led the defensive line with 72 tackles, while ranking third on team with 4½ sacks.
  • Started both postseason games and totaled seven tackles and a ½ sack.
  • In season-opening win vs. Atlanta (9/8), posted six tackles and one sack.
  • Tallied seven tackles and a sack vs. San Francisco, (11/17).
  • Tied career-high with eight stops and had a career-best 1½ sacks at Atlanta (11/21).
  • Tied for team lead with five stops and had a sack at Carolina (12/22).
  • Registered three tackles and a ½ sack in the NFC Wild Card Playoff win at Philadelphia (1/4).
  • Totaled four stops in NFC Divisional Playoff at Seattle, (1/11).

2012 (14/0 – New Orleans)

  • Played in 14 games and recorded 32 tackles, one pass defensed and one forced fumble.
  • Recorded season-high eight tackles vs. Kansas City, (9/23).
  • Recorded six tackles and one forced fumble at Denver (10/28).

COLLEGE

  • Started all 16 games from 2010-11 at Regina (Sask.) and totaled 76 tackles, eight sacks and four forced fumbles.
  • Recorded 42 tackles, eight stops for loss, 6½ sacks, two forced fumbles and three passes defensed as he earned All-Canada West Universities Athletic Association and All-Canadian InterUniversity Sport honors as senior.
  • All-Canada West All-Star as junior, starting eight games and totaled 34 tackles with 1½ sacks, five stops for loss, two forced fumbles and a pass defensed.
  • Attended LSU in 2009 but did not play.
  • At Sacramento City College from 2007-08, where he was an All-American as a sophomore, posted career totals in 17 games of 65 tackles.

PERSONAL

  • Earned All-Sac Joaquin section and All-Capital Football League honors as a senior and junior.
  • As a senior, registered 52 tackles with two sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
  • As a junior, recorded 48 tackles and four sacks.
  • The son of a 22-year military veteran, Hicks participated in a Middle East USO Tour and participated in the Black and Gold Classic fishing tournament to raise money for the Green Beret Foundation in 2015.
  • Majored in business marketing at Regina.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesdefense
seasonteamggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2015NO332020-0-----0-
2015NE13021912300-----01
2014NO15144127142-0-----0-
2013NO16165629274.5-0-----0-
2012NO1402010100-1-----1-
TOTAL14075659.5010---011

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
17@ATLW 20-17
16JACW 38-27
15DETL 27-35
14@TBW 24-17
13CARL 38-41
12@HOUL 6-24
10@WASL 14-47
9TENL 28-34
8NYGW 52-49
7@INDW 27-21
6ATLW 31-21
5@PHIL 17-39
4DALW 26-20
3@CARL 22-271010-0-----0-
2TBL 19-261010-0-----0-
1@ARIL 19-310------------

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2015NO32020-0-----
2015NE1321912300-----
2014NO154127142-0-----
2013NO165629274.5-0-----
2012NO142010100-1-----
TOTAL 6114075659.501000-0

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2015NO3-----------
2015NE13----1-11---
2014NO15-----------
2013NO16-----------
2012NO14-----------
TOTAL 6100-01011000

preseason

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
108/11/2016@CHI-110------------
208/18/2016CHIW 22-23110------------
308/27/2016@CHI-111101-0-----0-
TOTAL 331101-0-----0-

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Buffalo Bills11010-0-----
Dallas Cowboys10----------
Denver Broncos10----------
Houston Texans16512-0-----
Indianapolis Colts11010-0-----
Miami Dolphins25140-0-----
New York Giants11100-0-----
New York Jets22020-0-----
Philadelphia Eagles1-000-0-----
Tennessee Titans1422100-----
Washington Redskins11010-0-----
Arizona Cardinals10----------
Carolina Panthers11010-0-----
Tampa Bay Buccaneers11010-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division81385300-----
vs AFC Teams919811300-----
vs NFC Teams42110-0-----
vs Own Division58170-0-----
Outside Own Division10----------
vs NFC Teams32020-0-----
vs Own Division22020-0-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
December41073300-----
January15140-0-----
November43120-0-----
October43030-0-----
September32020-0-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
AT&T Stadium10----------
Gillette Stadium6826100-----
Lucas Oil Stadium11010-0-----
MetLife Stadium21100-0-----
NRG Stadium16512-0-----
Sports Authority Field at Mile High10----------
Sun Life Stadium15140-0-----
Bank of America Stadium11010-0-----
Mercedes-Benz Superdome11010-0-----
University of Phoenix Stadium10----------

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses45140-0-----
Wins91688300-----
Losses32020-0-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Mondays11010-0-----
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)10----------
Sundays1120911300-----
Sundays32020-0-----

fumbles splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Buffalo Bills1------
Dallas Cowboys1------
Denver Broncos1------
Houston Texans1------
Indianapolis Colts1------
Miami Dolphins2------
New York Giants1------
New York Jets2------
Philadelphia Eagles1------
Tennessee Titans1----11
Washington Redskins1------
Arizona Cardinals1------
Carolina Panthers1------
Tampa Bay Buccaneers1------

fumbles splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Outside Own Division8----11
vs AFC Teams9----11
vs NFC Teams4------
vs Own Division5------
Outside Own Division1------
vs NFC Teams3------
vs Own Division2------

fumbles splits - split by MONTH

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
December4----11
January1------
November4------
October4------
September3------

fumbles splits - split by STADIUM

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
AT&T Stadium1------
Gillette Stadium6----11
Lucas Oil Stadium1------
MetLife Stadium2------
NRG Stadium1------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1------
Sun Life Stadium1------
Bank of America Stadium1------
Mercedes-Benz Superdome1------
University of Phoenix Stadium1------

fumbles splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Losses4------
Wins9----11
Losses3------

fumbles splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Mondays1------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1------
Sundays11----11
Sundays3------
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