Hicks put together a healthy 2014 campaign after injury-riddled sophomore and junior seasons and now he'll test his luck with the NFL draft. Hicks was a highly sought after recruit and obvious talent, but wasn't able to put together a healthy season until 2014.
In my opinion, Hicks was the 2nd best player on the Longhorn defense and a clear All Big 12 selection. Hicks led the Longhorn in tackles with 140, had 13 tackles for loss, had 3.5 sacks and contributed 2 interceptions. Hicks will be prized for his versatility, intelligence and coverage ability, but his injury history will send up some red flags.
A strong Senior Bowl should aid his draft status and the physical will be the most important part of his NFL Combine.
Best of luck to Jordan Hicks. It was a pleasure watching him play.
Given the graduation of Steve Edmond and the less than satisfying play of Peter Jinkens, the Longhorns have a wide depth chart at LB in 2015.