North Mesquite HS
|Height / Weight:|
6-3 / 220
2001 (Sophomore) - Played in nine games with one start against Texas A&M (10/20)... Replaced Josh Buhl in the opening lineup vs. the Aggies... Collected 14 total tackles on the season, including 11 solo stops... Tallied a season-best four tackles, including a pair of solo stops, against Colorado (10/6)... Also recovered his first career fumble against the Buffaloes... Registered two solo tackles against Texas Tech (10/13) and Iowa State (11/3)... Had a TFL for minus one yard against Texas A&M (10/20).
2000 (Freshman) - Played in one game, but did not record any tackles.
1999 - Redshirt season.
Mesquite North HS - Three-year letterman and two-year starter for the Stallions... A honorable mention all-district and an all-city pick as a junior... Was a first team all-district, first team all-area and first team all-city pick as a senior... Listed as a top 100 pick in Texas by the Dallas Morning News... Was his team's defensive MVP as a senior... SuperPrep All-Southwest selection... Rated the No. 5 strongside linebacker prospect in the Big 12 region by the National Recruiting Advisor... All-Big 12 Region pick by PrepStar... Totaled 147 tackles, including 111 solos and 10 tackles for loss in 1998... Also had seven quarterback sacks, caused five fumbles, recovered four fumbles and grabbed two interceptions... Had 90 tackles, two recovered fumbles and one interception as a junior... High school coach was Buster Leaf.
Personal - Born Jan. 18, 1981... Parents are David Hickman and Angela Hickman.