junior who has played several offensive line positions for the Huskies
and is currently slotted to line up at right tackle..
Started 22 of his 23 career games played … Of the 22 starts, 18 have
been at right tackle and four at left guard.
Played in all 13 games, starting all but the season opener at Duke
(Sept. 1) … Started the games against Maine (Sept. 8), Syracuse (Nov.
17), West Virginia (Nov. 24) and Wake Forest (Dec. 29) at left guard and
the others at right tackle … Shared the offensive game ball with his
fellow linemen after the USF game (Oct. 27).
Appeared in 10 games, all starts, at right tackle, missing the Syracuse
(Nov. 18) and Cincinnati (Nov. 25) games with an ankle injury.
Redshirted … Named the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week prior to
the Louisville game (Dec. 3).
An All-State selection on the offensive line by both The Hartford
Courant and The New Haven Register … Also earned All-League
and All-Area honors as a senior and was an All-League pick as a junior …
On defense, had 37 tackles with seven sacks … Team went 8-2 in his
senior year while advancing to the state finals in both 2001 and 2002 …
A state weight lifting champion, totaling 1,080 (bench, squat and clean
combined) … Also earned two varsity letters in basketball … Helped
deliver food to the homeless for five years.
Michael Paul Hicks … Born on September 24, 1986 … A sociology major.