Faion Hicks is a cornerback for the National Football League’s Denver Broncos. He is 87 kg and 1.78 m tall. He ran for 1,356 yards and 13 touchdowns while accumulating 75 defensive tackles and seven interceptions while attending Charles W. Flanagan High School. He was named to the second team of All-Broward County during his senior year by the South Florida Sun Sentinel.
Following high school, he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he played NCAA football for the Wisconsin Badgers. As a redshirt freshman in 2018, he played in 12 games and finished with 35 tackles, one interception, and three passes defended. In 14 games he played in 2019, starting 12, he made 32 tackles and one pass breakup.
After the 2020 season, he received unanimous honorable mention for All-Big Ten, and in 2021, he started each of the position’s 11 games at cornerback. For the second year in a row, he was chosen unanimously as honorable mention All-Big Ten after compiling 28 tackles and 10 passes defended. He was selected for the preseason Wuerffel Trophy watch list.
The collegiate football player who “best blends excellent community service with athletic and academic excellence” receives this honor each year. At the end of his college career, he had played cornerback in 44 games with 39 starts and recorded 108 total tackles. The Denver Broncos selected Hicks in the seventh round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
What Is Faion Hicks Jersey Number?
Faion Hicks wears jersey number 29 for the Denver Broncos.