Blazer football holds weekly press conference Monday
Callaway fine tunes gameplan during Thursday's practice
After playing as a true freshman in 2008 came backin 2009 and 2010 to see increased action in secondary ... has played in 29 games through first three collegiate seasons.
2010: Played in 10 games and started four contests (vs. Troy, UTEP, Marshall and Memphis) ... registered 20 tackles during season, including 12 solo stops ... registered a pair of pass breakups (vs. Troy and UTEP) ... forced one fumble vs. Troy ... had a season-high four tackles against Marshall ... posted three tackles against Troy, Tennessee, East Carolina and Memphis.
2009: Saw action in 11 games and started two (against SMU and Troy) ... finished season ranked No. 8 on Blazers in overall tackles with 34, including 21 solo stops ... credited for one interception on season (vs. Florida Atlantic) ... also scored a touchdown on a fumble return that followed interception (by CB teammate Brandon Carlisle) 20 yards for a touchdown against SMU ... recorded a season-high nine tackles in win at UTEP ...also registered six tackles against Troy ... named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2008: Saw action in eight games as a true freshman at cornerback ... did not play in season's first three games but finished with action in eight of final nine contests ... finished year with 12 tackles, one sack (vs. UCF) and one pass breakup (Alabama State) ... recorded season-high three tackles vs. Southern Miss. High School: Attended The Lovett School in Atlanta ... was a standout on both sides of the ball ... named to the 2007 Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-State First Team in addition to being selected to the publication's CityLife First Team ... was the Atlanta Journal-Constitution CityLife Offensive Player of the Year ... also a first-team all-state selection as a junior ... had 14 tackles and six assists in helping Lovett to a runner-up finish in the 2007 Georgia Class AA Championship ... forced one fumble and made three interceptions as a senior ... was also an offensive threat, gaining 851 yards for a 6.5 yards per carry average in addition to scoring 11 touchdowns on the ground his senior campaign ... was a Northside Neighbor Athlete of the Week in 2007 ... helped lead Lovett to the state semifinals in 2006 after making a second round appearance in 2005 ... coached by Mike Muschamp.
Personal: Born Oct. 19, 1989 at Queens, N.Y. ... son of Linda and Wendell Hicks ... high school teammate of current Blazer teammate Elliott Henigan ... major is mass communications.