In the third round, the Eagles had plenty of choices still on the board at multiple positions. In the end, they decided to go with Jordan Hicks, a linebacker from Texas.Originally projected as a 4th-5th round pick, Hicks was a standout player in high school. He was named Gatorade’s Ohio High School Player of the Year, as well as being named an All-American his senior year. Upon...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles have selected Texas linebacker Jordan Hicks in the third round of the NFL draft on Friday night.
The 6-foot-1, 236-pound Hicks led the Longhorns with 147 tackles last year. He played just four games in 2013 before tearing an Achilles tendon. Hicks was projected to go in the fourth or fifth round by many draft experts.
Hicks gives the Eagles...
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May 01, 2015
Running back Malcolm Brown and linebacker Jordan Hicks arrived at Texas as five-star recruits with five-star expectations.
But injuries set both back and neither player emerged as the forces that were forecast for them as Longhorns. Both will enter this week's NFL draft with much lower expectations. Brown is projected as a sixth- or seventh-round pick.
Hicks is projected as...