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23 Joshua Hicks

Joshua Hicks
usa United States
Defensive Back
Current Team
Tampa Bay Tornadoes
April 24, 2020

HOMETOWNPalmetto, Fla.


2014 Quick Lane Bowl MVP

2015 (Sophomore): Played in 12 games with two starts, one at running back and one at safety … second on the team with 674 rushing yards, including two games with over 100 yards … had five touchdowns overall … had first career receiving touchdown against Maryland (11/28), adding 10 rushes for 61 yards … moved over to safety at Army (11/21) and registered six tackles, one fumble recovery and an interception … totaled 61 yards on the ground against Nebraska (11/14) on 12 carries … made first start of the season at No. 16 Michigan (11/7) and registered 41 rushing yards on nine attempts … recorded 72 rushing yards on nine carries at Wisconsin (10/31) … had a series with seven consecutive rushes in the first quarter against the Badgers … had nine attempts on the ground at Indiana (10/17) for 24 yards … picked up 25 yards rushing versus No. 4 Michigan State (10/10) … rushed for a game-high 113 yards on 21 carries in win over Kansas (9/26), scoring two touchdowns on the ground … registered two catches and rushed for 49 yards on seven attempts at Penn State (9/19) … logged a game-high 91 yards rushing on 16 attempts versus Washington State (9/12) … opened the season with a game-high 118 rushing yards and two touchdowns in a win over Norfolk State (9/5) … averaged 6.6 yards per carry against the Spartans with a team-high 18 attempts.

2014 :Played final 12 games of the season with action on special teams and at running back … carried the ball in each of the last four games and in the home opener for 440 yards (second on the team) on 69 carries (6.4 yards per rush) … named MVP of the Quick Lane Bowl (12/26) after rushing 19 times for 202 yards (10.6 per rush) and one touchdown versus North Carolina … had a season-long attempt of 49 yards versus the Tar Heels … became the sixth Scarlet Knight in history to reach 200 rushing yards in a game … the total was the second-most in a bowl game for Rutgers behind Ray Rice’s 280 in the 2008 International Bowl … rushed for a team-high 69 yards in win at Maryland (11/29) … made first career start at Michigan State (11/22) and rushed eight times for 31 yards … rushed for a team-high 114 yards on 20 carries in win over Indiana (11/15) … also recorded first career collegiate touchdown against the Hoosiers … had a kickoff return for 24 yards at Nebraska (10/25) … saw time at safety in practice during first bye week … made collegiate debut against Howard and rushed for 24 yards on six attempts … also had a 44-yard kickoff return in