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A look back at the New Orleans Saints' 2012 draft

Akiem Hicks was picked in the third round

The New Orleans Saints didn't have a pick in the 2012 draft until the third round when they picked defensive tackle Akiem Hicks out of Regina, a Canadian college. Hicks quickly became a key member of the Saints' defensive front. He was traded to New England in 2015 and now plays for the Chicago Bears.

Held April 26, 2012 - April 28, 2012

  1. (#27) Traded to New England
  2. No Pick
  3. Akiem Hicks, DT (89) Regina
  4. Nick Toon, WR (122) Wisconsin
  5. Corey White, CB (162) Samford
  6. Andrew Tiller, G (179) Syracuse (Choice from Miami)
  7. Marcel Jones, T (234) Nebraska

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