When signed, some raised an eyebrow at the mention of Jacob Hickman's name. He didn't seem large enough to be designated as a defensive tackle, but that's changing and rather rapidly. Currently, Jacob weighs 255 and he wants to be 275 by summertime. He said that his goal is to eliminate fat while adding on nothing but lean muscle. A hindrance to this may have been his wrist which he injured a while back. "It ended up happening on a tackle, it basically is a spiral facture is what it ends up looking like," Hickman said. Despite all that, surgery's been done, six screws and a plate have been installed and Hickman has been working out. "It's the hand itself, it's fine. It's healing from the surgery and now I can lift weights and everything, been working out and everything and I have to have the stuff removed in a month and a half," he said.
now, Hickman isn't alone in his quest for more mass. "Actually, right now I have a trainer
that I go and work with," he said.
There are a few goals that Jacob wants to attain before he can really
attack the idea of bulking up for his new position. "Really trying to get everything back,
flexibility and everything back to where it needs to be before I hit the weights
really hard. There's a few
instabilities, so I gotta find those and attack them," said Hickman. As far as contact, Jacob's had plenty of
Hickman has yet to take his official visit to the