Maurice Hicks

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Maurice Hicks
No. 43
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1978-07-22) July 22, 1978 (age 41)
Emporia, Virginia
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
College:North Carolina A&T
Undrafted:2002
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts:205
Rushing yards:869
Rushing touchdowns:6
Receptions:55
Receiving yards:424
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Maurice Hicks (born July 22, 1978) is a former American football running back. He was originally signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2002. He played college football at North Carolina A&T.

Hicks has also played for the San Francisco 49ers, Scottish Claymores and Minnesota Vikings.

Early years[edit]

While attending Greensville County High School in Emporia, Virginia Hicks was a standout in football as a tailback and safety.

College career[edit]

While attending North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Hicks finished his career with a school-record 2,812 rushing yards. As a senior, he was a third team Division I-AA All-American selection, the Black College Offensive Player of the Year, a first team All-MEAC selection, and he led the MEAC in rushing yards with 1,325 rushing yards. During his senior season, in a game against Morgan State University, he broke the NCAA Division I and II single game rushing records by rushing for 437 rushing yards. As a junior, he was a first team All-MEAC selection, after rushing for 1,487 yards.

Professional career[edit]

Chicago Bears[edit]

He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Chicago Bears in the 2002 NFL Draft.

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Hicks was signed as a free agent by the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. While with the 49ers he was the second string running back behind Kevan Barlow.

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

On March 4, 2008, he signed a three-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings.

Hicks was released by the Vikings, on February 18, 2009.

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