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Akiem Hicks - NFL Draft Profile

TeamNew Orleans
Round3
Selection27 (89 overall)
PositionDefensive Tackle
SchoolRegina (Canada)
YearSR
Born11/16/1989
Height6-5
Weight324
High SchoolDel Campo (Fair Oaks, California)
Named Canada West's Top-Lineman in 2011, after posting 42 total tackles, with eight TFLs and 6.5 sacks, en route to all-conference honors...Played juco ball in 2008 and signed on at LSU in 2009, before being ruled ineligible...Intriguing prospect with great size and athletic ability...High motor with good closing speed in pursuit...Versatile lineman with the ability to play both outside at end and inside at tackle...Does not always play as physical as he should and is very raw in terms of technique.


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