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New Orleans Saints draft history: 2012 draft

Akiem Hicks was picked in the third round

Photos of Akiem Hicks from the 2014 season. Photos by Michael C. Hebert. (New Orleans Saints photos)

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 spent 2016 and 2017 with the Chicago Bears.

#27 Traded to New England
Akiem HicksDT89Regina
Nick ToonWR122Wisconsin
Corey WhiteCB162Samford
Andrew TillerG179SyracuseChoice from Miami
Marcel JonesT234Nebraska

Photos taken at the Saints Facility on the opening night of the NFL Draft. Photos taken by Michael C. Hebert.

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