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2008 Football Roster


Ivon Hickmon

Class: Sr.
Position: LB
Height: 6-0
Weight: 213 pounds
Previous School: Lake HS
Hometown: Lake, MS

2008: Voted Honorable Mention All-Sun Belt by the leagues coaches and media ... Named Second Team All-SBC by Phil Steele ... Started all 12 games and earned 13 winning grades from the coaches ... Enjoyed a career year with 82 tackles, a season-best 13.0 tackles for loss, two interceptions, two forced fumbles, and a sack ... Played 763 total snaps, including a season-high 82 against ULM ... Graduated in August and will enroll in the sport management master's program ... Voted the most improved linebacker during the spring and earned the Dr. Sidney McPhee Senior Academic Award for 2007-08 ... Registered four tackles, including a tackle for loss, and his first career interception against Troy ... Led the Blue Raiders with six tackles against Maryland to go along with a sack ... Turned in a career-high 11 tackles on the road against Kentucky and added six at Arkansas State ... Had nine tackles to go along with two tackles for loss and a forced fumble in win over FAU ... Recorded 10 tackles, including two for loss of yards, and an interception at Louisville ... Led the Blue Raiders with six solo stops and a tackle for loss at Mississippi State ... Enjoyed another solid outing in win over ULM with seven stops, two tackles for loss and a forced fumble ... Led the Blue Raiders with 10 tackles and a pass breakup in win at WKU.

2007: Played in all 12 games and had 21 tackles ... Had 326 total snaps including a high of 54 against Virginia ... Missed the last half of spring drills due to an injury ... Listed behind Lonnie Clemons at the "will" linebacker spot coming out of spring practice ... Collected three tackles in his Blue Raider debut at FAU ... Had three stops at Louisville and added four against LSU ... Did not have a tackle against WKU ... Tallied one tackle in win over FIU ... Had three stops in loss to Virginia ... Added three tackles at North Texas and tallied two at ULM ... Came up with one stop against ULL and at Troy.

ECMJC: Named honorable mention all-state in 2006 after collecting 73 tackles, two interceptions, and five sacks as a sophomore at East Central Mississippi JC ... Selected to play in 2006 MACJC All- Star game ... Voted team's most valuable player and earned a team captain award in 2006 ... Collected 50 tackles as a freshman, which ranked second on the team.

High School: Lettered in football, basketball, and baseball at Lake High School ... Played both wide receiver and defensive back ... Earned honorable mention all-district honors his senior year and was the team's second-leading tackler.

Full Name: Ivon Terrell Hickmon ... Parents: Willie, Jr. and Janice Hickmon ... Born: 7/1/ 86 ... Major: Liberal Studies.



2007 Game-by-Game Stats
2008 Game-by-Game Stats