Gives the Aztecs numbers in the defensive backfield ... Also has been a regular on special teams ... Is listed as the backup to Malik Smith at one of the two Warrior spots heading into the fall.
2013: Had three tackles (two solos), while playing in all 13 games, mostly on special teams ... vs. Eastern Illinois (Aug. 31) ... Played in the opener vs. Eastern Illinois without making the stat sheet ... at No. 3/2 Ohio State (Sept. 7) ... Also saw time at Ohio State ... vs. Oregon State (Sept. 21) ... Played again vs. Oregon State, but did not record a stat ... at New Mexico State (Sept. 28) ... Did not have a stat in the New Mexico State game ... vs. Nevada (Oct. 4) ... Made his first career tackle at Nevada ... at Air Force (Oct. 10) ... Did not play at Air Force, but was on the travel roster ... vs. 15/18 Fresno State (Oct. 26) ... Played in the Fresno State game without recording a stat ... vs. New Mexico (Nov. 2) ... Did not record a stat in the New Mexico game ... at San José State (Nov. 9) ... Made a career-high two tackles at San José State ... at Hawai'i (Nov. 16) ... Logged playing time again at Hawai'i without finding the stat sheet ... vs. Boise State (Nov. 23) ... Was listed as the backup to Marcus Andrews at one of the two Warrior spots for the first time vs. Boise State, but did not record a stat ... at UNLV (Nov. 30) ... Was the backup once again at one of the Warrior spots at UNLV, but didn't find the stat sheet ... vs. Buffalo (Dec. 21, Famous Idaho Potato Bowl) ... Suited up vs. Buffalo in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl without recording a stat.
2012: Did not play in a game in 2012.
2011: Redshirted his first season on The Mesa.
High School: Played varsity for three seasons at Martin Luther King High School ... Was the team's captain his senior campaign for the Wolves ... Lettered in track from 2007-09 ... Earned league academic honors.
Personal: Born Jan. 8, 1993, in Riverside, Calif. ... Son of Renee and Tony Hickman ... Majoring in kinesiology.