NFL cornerback Faion Hicks plays for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He is 1.78 m tall and 87 kg. When he was a student at Charles W. Flanagan High School, he ran for 1,356 yards and 13 touchdowns while making 75 defensive tackles and seven interceptions. As a senior, he received the South Florida Sun Sentinel’s second-team All-Broward County honor.
He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison after high school and played collegiate football for the Wisconsin Badgers. He participated in 12 games as a redshirt freshman in 2018 and recorded 35 tackles, one interception, and three passes defended. He made 32 tackles and one pass breakup in 14 games played in 2019, starting 12 of them.
In 2021, he started each of the team’s 11 games at cornerback after receiving unanimous All-Big Ten honorable mention recognition in 2020. He recorded 28 tackles, had 10 passes intercepted, and was selected for the second year in a row to the Big Ten’s unanimous honorable mention team. The Wuerffel Trophy watch list for the early season included him.
The Wuerffel Trophy is given yearly to the college football player who “best integrates outstanding community service with athletic and academic success.” During his tenure in college, he started 39 of the 44 games he played cornerback in while compiling 108 tackles overall. Denver Broncos selected Hicks in round seven of the 2022 NFL Draft. In August 2022, he was released and signed to the practice squad.
Where Is Faion Hicks From?
Faion Hicks is from Pembroke Pines in Florida in the United States.