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Saints agree to 4-year deal with 3rd-rounder Hicks

New Orleans Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis says the club and third-round draft choice Akiem Hicks have agreed on four-year contract. 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...
Via Fox Sports
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Draft Breakdown-New Orleans Saints

The New Orleans Saints entered the 2012 NFL Draft behind the eight ball. After trading this season’s first-round pick away last season in order to move back into the first-round last season, the Saints were working at a disadvantage. Add in the fact the NFL league office took away the team’s second-round pick this year for their participation in the Bounty-gate scandal, and New...
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: Saints Draft Akiem Hicks With Their First Pick

Well, of all places, I'm currently in Paris, France. My flight took off with about 5 picks to go till the Saints went at 89. Of course. Grrrrr... So I'm just catching up now. It looks like the Saints turned some heads and drafted Akiem Hicks in the 3rd round, of Regina University in Canada. Personally, I have no idea if the guy is good or not because I've never seen him...
Via The Saints Nation
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Hicks carves his path in Canada

Akiem Hicks has traveled a long way for a backup plan. While his peers from top-ranked LSU's 2009 recruiting class play in front of 90,000 fans and a national TV audience against No. 2 Alabama on Saturday, Hicks and the University of Regina take on the University of Calgary in the first round of the Canada West playoffs in front of a couple thousand fans -- if they're lucky...
Via Fox Sports
November 03, 2011  |  Discuss
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