6-3, 235 pounds, 4.5-seconds in the 40
Hargrave Military Academy, Chatham, VA
Prospect Ranking...3-star prospect by Scout.com...No. 46 running back in the country according to Scout.com.
Accomplishments...A fullback at Hargrave, Hickman rushed for 100 yards and 11 touchdowns...A three-year starter at tailback for North Forsyth High prior to prepping at Hargrave...
NC State recruiter...Curt Cignetti...Academics...Projects as an academic qualifier
The recruiting scene...Hickman committed to the Wolfpack after drawing scholarship offers from UCONN, East Carolina, and South Florida. Ole Miss and Florida were recruiting him as an outside linebacker.
Scouting Report...A great athlete, Hickman is the prototype fullback. He is a bruising blocker and is effective as a runner in short-yardage situations. Because of his background at tailback, Hickman is also a threat to break a long gain and sprint past defenders in the secondary.