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Jeremy Hicks
Position: Jumps
Height: 5'9"
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Houston, Texas
High School: Elsik HS
Born: 09/19/1986
Jeremy Hicks Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 12/18/2009

Major: General Studies
Events: LJ (IN: 26-3 ; OUT: 26-3), TJ (IN: 49-5 ; OUT: 47-1)

4-time All-American
NCAA Mideast Regional Champion
3-time All-SEC

CAREER
One of the all-time great long jumpers to wear the LSU uniform ... Earned three All-America honors in the long jump during his collegiate career ... Was the NCAA Indoor runner-up as a senior in 2009 ... At the NCAA Outdoor Championships, finished fifth as a senior in 2009 and seventh as a sophomore in 2007 ... Picked up a fourth career All-America honor by running the leadoff leg on LSU’s 4x100-meter relay team that finished as the national runner-up at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in 2007 ... Was a three-time All-SEC performer in the long jump during his career ... Recorded an overall personal best of 26-3 in the final at the NCAA Indoor Championships in 2009, finishing his career ranked No. 5 on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list ... Also ranked No. 6 on LSU’s all-time outdoor list with a top mark of 26-3.

2009
Wrapped up his collegiate career as one of the premier long jumpers in the country with his performance in 2009 ... The most decorated Tiger jumper since John Moffitt in 2004 ... Earned a pair of All-America honors with his effort during both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Was nearly crowned the NCAA Indoor champion in the long jump following his runner-up finish in the event at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships in College Station, Texas ... Jumped 26 feet for the first time in his collegiate career at the NCAA Indoor meet with an overall personal-best mark of 26 feet, 3 inches set on his final attempt of the competition ... Carried that momentum into the outdoor season in which he earned All-America honors with a fifth-place finish in the long jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. ... Recorded a wind-aided jump of 26-1 in the finals at the NCAA Outdoor meet ... Received an at-large berth into the national meet after tying for 11th place at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships (24-7) ... Jumped at least 26 feet five times under all conditions during his senior season ... Soared 26-3 to win the long jump title at the Penn Relays for a new outdoor personal best ... Is the first LSU Tiger since Moffitt in 2004 to win the event crown at the Penn Relays ... Was named the Men’s College Athlete of the Meet for individual events with his performance ... Also earned SEC Male Field Event Athlete of the Week honors following his win at the Penn Relays ... Captured the long jump title at the LSU Tiger Relays (26-1 ) before finishing fourth in the event at the LSU Alumni Gold (26-0 ) during the outdoor season ... Earned All-SEC honors with a runner-up finish in his specialty at the SEC Outdoor Championships, posting a wind-legal mark of 25-4 ... Nearly earned all-conference honors during the indoor season with a third-place finish at the SEC Indoor Championships, recording a mark of 24-11 ... Won the long jump crown at the LSU Twilight with a top NCAA provisional qualifying mark of 25-8 ... His performance at the LSU Twilight earned him an at-large berth into the NCAA Indoor meet ... Competed in the triple jump in only two meets during the 2009 indoor season ... Placed ninth in the triple jump at the SEC Indoor meet with a mark of 47-5 ... Jumped 49-5 at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... Also ran the leadoff leg on LSU’s 4x100-meter relay team during the regular season ... Ran leadoff on the foursome that placed third in the final of the 4x100-meter relay at the Penn Relays ... Followed the collegiate season with an appearance in the long jump at the USA Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., where he tied for 17th place in his final appearance in an LSU uniform.

2008
Nearly set a new personal best with a seasonal-best mark of 25 feet, 8 inches to earn all-conference honors in the long jump at the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... Moved from fourth placed into second place on his final attempt at the conference meet with the second-longest jump of his collegiate career ... His eight points were a catalyst for the Tigers in their runner-up finish in the team standings ... His mark at the SEC meet qualified him for the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships for the third time in his career ... Placed 21st in the long jump at the regional meet, recording a jump of 23-11 ... Saw limited action during the outdoor season while battling a series of injuries, including strained groin and abdominal muscles suffered during the indoor season ... Also competed in the long jump at the LSU Tiger Relays (23-10 ), Texas Relays (23-10) and LSU Alumni Gold (24-6 ) during the outdoor season ... Recorded an indoor seasonal best and an NCAA provisional qualifying mark in the event of 24-11 at both the Razorback Invitational and LSU Twilight Invitational ... Was the ninth-place finisher in the event at the SEC Indoor Championships with a jump of 24-6 ... Competed in a total of 12 meets for the Tigers during the 2008 season.

2007
One of LSU's premier jumpers throughout the 2007 campaign ... Helped the Tigers to a runner-up finish at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships with his first career All-America honor in the long jump ... Finished the event in seventh place with a jump of 24-3 ... Automatically qualified for the NCAA Championships with a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships ... Posted a qualifying mark of 24-9 on his final jump at the regional meet ... Received a second All-America honor at the NCAA Outdoor Championships by running the leadoff leg on the Tigers' 4x100-meter relay team ... Foursome was the NCAA runner-up with a seasonal best and the ninth-fastest time in school history at 38.85 ... Also ran the lead leg on the sprint relay that defended its title at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships with a time of 39.53 in the final ... Earned a fifth-place finish in the long jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships (24-8 ) ... Took home the event title at the LSU Tiger Classic with a wind-aided leap of 24-8 ... Earned fourth-place finishes in the long jump at both the Texas Relays and Penn Relays ... Just missed earning All-SEC honors in the long jump during the indoor season with a third-place finish in the event at the SEC Indoor Championships (24-5 ) ... Posted an indoor seasonal-best mark of 24-10 at the Tyson Invitational ... Earned runner-up finishes in the event at the Purple Tiger Classic, the Lobo Invitational and the Bayou Bengal Invitational ... Competed in the triple jump at five meets during the 2007 season ... Recorded an indoor seasonal best of 49-5 and an outdoor personal best of 47-1 ... Finished 12th in the triple jump at the SEC Indoor Championships and 11th in the event at the SEC Outdoor Championships.

2006
Enjoyed a successful freshman season that saw him claim All-SEC honors during the outdoor season with a second-place finish in the long jump at the SEC Championships with a personal-best leap of 25-10 ... Was a participant in the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the event after earning a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional with a mark of 25-0 ... Took first place at both the Tiger Classic and LSU Tiger Relays with leaps of 24-11 and 24-5, respectively ... Competed in both the long jump and triple jump during the indoor season ... Highlight of the indoor season was setting a personal best of 49-0 in the triple jump to finish in fourth place at the New Balance Invitational ... Earned second-place finishes in the long jump at both the Purple Tiger Invitational and LSU Invitational with leaps of 23-10 and 24-7, respectively.

PRIOR TO LSU
Two-year letterwinner in track for coach Sean Washington at Elsik High School ... Was the 2005 Texas state champion in the long jump ... Earned runner-up honors in 2004 ... Was an all-state selection in the triple jump in both 2004 and 2005 ... Also played football at Elsik ... Was a second-team all-district selection at running back.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jeremy Allyn Hicks ... Born Sept. 19, 1986 ... Parents are Henry and Evelyn Hicks ... Has two older sisters, Michelle and Stefanee ... Majored in general studies.

 

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