Players

Justin Hickman
LB #55
Height:
6-2
Weight:
249
College:
UCLA
Hometown:
Glendale, AZ
Experience:
2
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 12 12 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 IND 12 12 7 5 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Waived by the Colts on June 18, 2014.
  • Signed by the Colts as a free agent on February 9, 2012.
  • Was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League in 2009.
  • Originally signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2007, but was released prior to the start of the regular season on September 1.

 

2012 (COLTS):

  • Appeared in 12 games and totaled 14 tackles, including six solo stops. Also contributed with three special teams tackles.
  • Was placed on Injured Reserve on December 4, 2012.
  • Saw action in his first career NFL contest at Chicago (9/9) and added one special teams tackle. Along with teammate Joe Lefeged, assisted in pinning two of Pat McAfee’s punts inside the five-yard line.
  • Posted three tackles in the team’s Week 3 contest against Jacksonville (9/23).
  • Saw action at outside linebacker against Green Bay (10/7) and totaled two tackles.
  • Recorded two tackles and applied pressure to Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill against Miami (11/4).
  • Participated at linebacker at Jacksonville (11/8) and notched two tackles.

 

CFL CAREER:

  • In three seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2009-2011), recorded 144 tackles, 27.0 sacks and three fumble recoveries.

 

2011 (HAMILTON TIGER-CATS):

  • Started all 18 games and was named an East Division All-Star and CFL All-Star. Finished the season with 49 tackles, 13.0 sacks, two tackles for loss and five forced fumbles.
  • Nominated as the Tiger-Cats’ Most Outstanding Player and Most Outstanding Defensive Player.
  • Tied for the CFL lead with 13.0 sacks.
  • Competed in both of Hamilton’s playoff contests.

 

2010 (HAMILTON TIGER-CATS):

  • Started all 18 games in his second season with the Tiger-Cats and finished the year with 7.0 sacks.
  • Played in the team’s Eastern Semi-Final loss to Toronto.

 

2009 (HAMILTON TIGER-CATS):

  • Started all 18 games at defensive end in his rookie CFL season.
  • Made his debut on July 1 against Toronto and recorded his first career sack when he brought down Argos quarterback Kerry Joseph in the second quarter.
  • Named CFL Defensive Player of the Week (17).
  • Selected as the CFL Defensive Player of the Month in October.
  • Started in the team’s Eastern Semi-Final loss to B.C.

 

2007:

  • Signed with the Redskins on April 30, but was released by the team prior to the start of the regular season.

 

COLLEGE:

  • Spent three seasons (2004-2006) at UCLA and totaled 95 tackles (60 solo), 19.5 sacks and 31 tackles for loss in 35 games.
  • Was named to the All-Pac-10 Conference team, the 2006 Walter Camp All-America team and was a consensus All-America selection in 2006.
  • Was a finalist for the 2006 Ted Hendricks Award, presented annually to the nation’s top defensive end.
  • Named UCLA’s Defensive MVP and Most Outstanding Senior in 2006.
  • Played one season (2003) at Glendale Community College where he tallied 60 tackles and 10.0 sacks.
  • Earned first-team Western States Football League honors and first-team Arizona College honors.
  • Majored in history.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended St. Mary’s High School in Phoenix, Ariz. and competed at defensive end and offensive guard.
  • Won the Desert Valley Region Championship in his senior season.
  • Named First Team Desert Valley Region as a senior on defense and second-team honors on offense.
  • Along with football, lettered in track in throwing events.
  • Hickman’s father, Donnie, played on the offensive line at USC from 1974-1976.
  • Resides in Glendale, Ariz.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Waived by the Colts on June 18, 2014.
  • Signed by the Colts as a free agent on February 9, 2012.
  • Was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League in 2009.
  • Originally signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2007, but was released prior to the start of the regular season on September 1.

 

2012 (COLTS):

  • Appeared in 12 games and totaled 14 tackles, including six solo stops. Also contributed with three special teams tackles.
  • Was placed on Injured Reserve on December 4, 2012.
  • Saw action in his first career NFL contest at Chicago (9/9) and added one special teams tackle. Along with teammate Joe Lefeged, assisted in pinning two of Pat McAfee’s punts inside the five-yard line.
  • Posted three tackles in the team’s Week 3 contest against Jacksonville (9/23).
  • Saw action at outside linebacker against Green Bay (10/7) and totaled two tackles.
  • Recorded two tackles and applied pressure to Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill against Miami (11/4).
  • Participated at linebacker at Jacksonville (11/8) and notched two tackles.

 

CFL CAREER:

  • In three seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2009-2011), recorded 144 tackles, 27.0 sacks and three fumble recoveries.

 

2011 (HAMILTON TIGER-CATS):

  • Started all 18 games and was named an East Division All-Star and CFL All-Star. Finished the season with 49 tackles, 13.0 sacks, two tackles for loss and five forced fumbles.
  • Nominated as the Tiger-Cats’ Most Outstanding Player and Most Outstanding Defensive Player.
  • Tied for the CFL lead with 13.0 sacks.
  • Competed in both of Hamilton’s playoff contests.

 

2010 (HAMILTON TIGER-CATS):

  • Started all 18 games in his second season with the Tiger-Cats and finished the year with 7.0 sacks.
  • Played in the team’s Eastern Semi-Final loss to Toronto.

 

2009 (HAMILTON TIGER-CATS):

  • Started all 18 games at defensive end in his rookie CFL season.
  • Made his debut on July 1 against Toronto and recorded his first career sack when he brought down Argos quarterback Kerry Joseph in the second quarter.
  • Named CFL Defensive Player of the Week (17).
  • Selected as the CFL Defensive Player of the Month in October.
  • Started in the team’s Eastern Semi-Final loss to B.C.

 

2007:

  • Signed with the Redskins on April 30, but was released by the team prior to the start of the regular season.

 

COLLEGE:

  • Spent three seasons (2004-2006) at UCLA and totaled 95 tackles (60 solo), 19.5 sacks and 31 tackles for loss in 35 games.
  • Was named to the All-Pac-10 Conference team, the 2006 Walter Camp All-America team and was a consensus All-America selection in 2006.
  • Was a finalist for the 2006 Ted Hendricks Award, presented annually to the nation’s top defensive end.
  • Named UCLA’s Defensive MVP and Most Outstanding Senior in 2006.
  • Played one season (2003) at Glendale Community College where he tallied 60 tackles and 10.0 sacks.
  • Earned first-team Western States Football League honors and first-team Arizona College honors.
  • Majored in history.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended St. Mary’s High School in Phoenix, Ariz. and competed at defensive end and offensive guard.
  • Won the Desert Valley Region Championship in his senior season.
  • Named First Team Desert Valley Region as a senior on defense and second-team honors on offense.
  • Along with football, lettered in track in throwing events.
  • Hickman’s father, Donnie, played on the offensive line at USC from 1974-1976.
  • Resides in Glendale, Ariz.