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Akiem Hicks

DE

#96

Experience: 7 years

Height: 6-5

Age: 28

Weight: 332 lbs

College: Regina (Canada)

2017 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    39
  • SCK
    8.5
  • FF
    0
  • INT
    0
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WK OPP RESULT Total Comb AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
17 @Vikings L 10 - 23 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Browns W 23 - 10 1 3 2 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Lions L 10 - 23 3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Bengals L 10 - 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 49ers W 23 - 10 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @Eagles L 10 - 23 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Lions W 23 - 10 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
10 Packers W 23 - 10 6 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @Saints L 10 - 23 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Panthers W 23 - 10 4 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Ravens L 10 - 23 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Vikings W 23 - 10 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Packers L 10 - 23 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Steelers W 23 - 10 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2 @Buccaneers L 10 - 23 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Falcons W 23 - 10 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Comb AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2012 New Orleans Saints 14 0 10 20 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2013 New Orleans Saints 16 16 29 56 27 4.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 New Orleans Saints 15 14 27 41 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 New England Patriots 13 0 9 21 12 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2016 Chicago Bears 16 16 36 54 18 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
2017 Chicago Bears 16 16 39 54 15 8.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 90 62 150 246 96 25 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 4

Biography

PRO CAREER: Entering his second season with the Bears, starting 65-of-93 contests with 264 tackles, 25 sacks, 42 TFLs, 4 pass breakups, 3 forced fumbles and 4 fumble recoveries in five seasons with the Saints (2012-15), Patriots (2015) and Bears (2016) … his 119 tackles with New Orleans ranked 2nd among the defensive linemen on the Saints from 2012-15 … led the Saints defensive line in tackles in 2013 (56) and was 2nd in 2014 (41) … ranked 4th on the Saints in sacks from 2012-15 (6.5) … was traded to the Patriots after the Saints first three games in 2015 … 3 sacks with New England in 2015 ranked tied for 3rd along the Patriots defensive front ... 7 sacks with the Bears in 2016 ranked second on the team.

2017 SEASON: Started all 16 games, recording 53 tackles, 15 TFLs, 2 fumble recoveries and 8.5 sacks for a loss of 57 yards.

HONORS AND AWARDS: 2016: Defensive Player of the Week (12/4)

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2016: Started all 16 games at DE ... set a career-high in tackles (71), sacks (7), pass breakups (3) and forced fumbles (2) ... also recorded 5 TFLs and recovered 1 fumble ... one of three Bears players to record at least seven sacks ... only defensive player to start every game ... recorded 2 multi-sack games (10/31 vs. MIN & 12/4 vs. SF). 2015: Appeared in 16 games with 3 starts with the Patriots and Saints … posted 23 tackles, 3 sacks, 5 TFLs and 1 FR … all 3 starts came with New Orleans where he collected 2 assisted tackles … in 13 games with New England, notched 21 tackles, 3 sacks, 5 TFLs and 1 FR … 3 sacks ranked tied for 3rd among the Patriots defensive linemen ... saw action in 2 playoff games, posting 3 tackles and 1 TFL. 2014: Started 14-of-15 games for the Saints, posting 41 tackles, 2 sacks and 7 TFLs … 41 tackles ranked 2nd on the Saints defensive linemen … was placed on IR prior the season finale. 2013: Started 16-of-16 games for the first time in his career with New Orleans … posted career-highs in tackles (56), sacks (4.5) and TFLs (8) … 56 tackles were the most among the Saints defensive front … started both of the Saints postseason contests, notching 7 tackles and 0.5 sacks. 2012: Appeared in 14 games with the Saints as a rookie … collected 20 tackles, 1 pass breakup, 2 TFLs and 1 forced fumble.

COLLEGE: Started all 16 games from 2010-11 at Regina, recording 76 tackles, 8 sacks, 4 forced fumbles and 13 TFLs … as a senior, recorded 42 tackles, 8 TFLs, 6.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles and 3 pass breakups en route to earning All-Canadian InterUniversity Sport honors … named an All-Canada West All-Star as a junior, starting all 8 games and recording 34 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 5 TFLs, 2 forced fumbles and 1 pass breakup … attended LSU in 2009 but did not play … at Sacramento City College from 2007-08, where he was an All-American as a sophomore, posted 65 tackles in 17 games.

PERSONAL: Attended Del Campo (Fair Oaks, Ca.) High School where he played on the offensive and defensive lines … earned All-Sac Joaquin section and All-Capital Football League honors as a senior and junior … as a senior, registered 52 tackles with 2 sacks and 1 forced fumble and fumble recovery… As a junior, recorded 48 tackles and 4 sacks.

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