Hayworth Hicks
Hicks at Iowa State in 2011
No. 75     
Offensive guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-10-03) October 3, 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Career information
College: Iowa State
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Indianapolis Colts ( 2012)*
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* First Team All-Arena (2018)
  • AFL Offensive Lineman of the Year (2018)
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Hayworth Hicks (born October 3, 1988) is an American football offensive guard for the Albany Empire of the Arena Football League (AFL). He was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football at Iowa State. He has also been a member of the New York Jets, Kansas City Chiefs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Carolina Panthers, Orlando Predators and Arizona Rattlers.

Early yearsEdit

Hicks attended Palmdale High School in Palmdale, California. He earned all-CIF Western Division honors and all-conference in his Junior and Senior season.[1]

College careerEdit

Hicks played college football at Iowa State University. He was selected 2011 Second-team All-Big 12 team.[2] In 2011, he was presented with the Iowa State’s Arthur Floyd Scott Award as Iowa State's most outstanding lineman.

Professional careerEdit

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

On April 30, 2012, Hicks signed with the Indianapolis Colts as an Undrafted free agent.[3] On August 31, he was released on the day of roster cuts.[4] On September 1, 2012, he was signed to the practice squad.[5]

New York JetsEdit

On November 7, 2012, Hicks was signed to the New York Jets active roster from the Indianapolis Colts practice squad.[6] Hicks was waived on November 28, 2012.[7]

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

On November 29, 2012, Hicks was claimed off waivers by the Kansas City Chiefs.[8]

Orlando PredatorsEdit

On February 18, 2014, Hicks was assigned to the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League.

Arizona RattlersEdit

On December 4, 2015, Hicks was assigned to the Arizona Rattlers.[9]

Albany EmpireEdit

On March 20, 2018, Hicks was assigned to the Albany Empire.[10] On July 18, 2018, Hicks was named the AFL's Offensive Lineman of the Year.[11] On April 4, 2019, Hicks was assigned to the Empire again.


  1. "Iowa State profile".
  2. "2011 Football All-Big 12 Awards Announced".
  3. "Colts sign 13 undrafted free agents".
  4. "53-man roster tracker".
  5. "Colts Announce More Roster Moves". Retrieved September 1, 2012.
  6. "G Hayworth Hicks Signed to Active Roster". Retrieved November 7, 2012.
  7. Jets Media Relations Department (27 November 2012). "Guard Hayworth Hicks Waived". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 28 November 2012. Retrieved 28 November 2012.
  8. "Chiefs pick up reserve offensive lineman". Retrieved November 29, 2012.
  9. "Rattlers Acquire OL Hicks, DE McAllister". OurSports Central. December 4, 2015. Retrieved December 7, 2015.
  10. "Team Transactions". Retrieved March 20, 2018.
  11. "Albany's Hayworth Hicks Named Offensive Lineman of the Year". Arena Football League. July 18, 2018. Retrieved July 18, 2018.

External linksEdit

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