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Eddie Hicks

| | College: Southern Mississippi
 
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2008 Season

A second-team All-Conference USA performer as selected by the league's coaches … Started all 13 games … Tallied 64 tackles on the season, including 41 unassisted, which was fourth on the team … Had team-high tying four interceptions on the season, with one each against Louisiana Lafayette (8/30), UAB (11/1), UCF (11/8) and at SMU (11/29) … Has more interceptions than any other current Golden Eagle with eight in his career … Credited for one quarterback hurry and three pass break ups … Had a career best 13 tackles at Auburn … Added 10 tackles at Arkansas State (9/13) … Recorded five or more tackles six times during year … Tallied 2.5 tackles for loss, including 1.5 versus Auburn and one versus Marshall (9/20). 2008 New Orleans Bowl: Registered three tackles, two solo, to go along with one tackle for a loss of two yards and a pass breakup.

2007 Season

2007 PapaJohns.com Bowl: Tallied five solo tackles and had a pass break-up … 2007 (r-So.): Started in all 13 games … Finished the year with 84 total tackles, including 56 solo and 28 assists, which ranked No. 25 in Conference USA … Tallied a career-best 12 tackles at Tennessee (9/8) … Added 10 stops (six solos) at Boise State (9/27) … Had seven games where he tallied seven or more tackles … Posted nine stops against East Carolina (9/15) and SMU (10/13), and eight versus Marshall (10/21) and UCF (10/28) … Tallied three interceptions, including one against UT-Martin (9/1), East Carolina and Marshall … Broke up a pair of passes against both Rice (10/3) and Memphis (11/10) … Registered 1.5 tackles for loss against SMU … Forced a fumble against Memphis.

2006 Season

Played in all 14 games, including starts against East Carolina and Memphis (11/5) … Added depth in the secondary and was the nickel back … Participated in 360 total snaps, including 173 on defense and 187 on special teams … Recorded 26 total tackles, including 18 unassisted, 2.0 tackles for loss, one interception and one pass breakup … Finished with a season-high seven tackles against Southeastern Louisiana (9/9) … Recorded an interception against East Carolina which he returned for 87 yards and a touchdown … Finished with five tackles against East Carolina and Memphis.

2005 Season

Redshirted.

High School

Played for Coach Jim Hughes at Clarksdale HS … Finished senior season with 65 total tackles (30 solos, 35 assists) and five interceptions … Also caught 22 passes for 353 yards and four touchdowns … Had a combined four kickoff/punt return touchdowns … Helped Clarksdale HS to a 11-4 runner-up finish in the state 4-A championship game … Had 25 total tackles and two interceptions as a junior … Helped Clarksdale HS advance to the second round of the playoffs as a junior and sophomore … All-division first-team … Clarion Ledger 2004 All-State Second-Team defense … Clarksdale Press Register First-Team … Clarion-Ledger Top-40 … Held the highest GPA on the football team … Lettered one year in track … Three-star rating by rivals.com … Two-star rating by TheInsiders.com.

Personal

Son of Eddie and Belinda Hicks … Majoring in human resources management … Born March 24, 1987.

 
Latest News
12/20/2009 - PLAYERS TO WATCH: FS Eddie Hicks - The veteran has started 38 consecutive games (40 total) and leads all active C-USA players with 13 career interceptions, including five this season. He set the school record with an 87-yard interception return for a touchdown against East Carolina in 2006.

12/10/2009 - 2009 ALL-CONFERENCE USA FIRST TEAM (COACHES): DB- Eddie Hicks, Sr., Southern Miss, has been selected First Team All-Conference USA for the 2009 college football season as voted on by the Conference USA head coaches. Hicks ranks as the active interception leader in C-USA, including five this season. - Southern Miss football

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