With Jordan Hicks likely to see increased playing time, here are some quotes from the rookie linebacker as well as some fun facts ...
Here are 10 things Eagles fans should know about new linebacker Jordan Hicks ...
1. Jordan Hicks was a five-year linebacker at Texas who appeared in 45 games and had 28 career starts.
2. Hicks had 299 career tackles for the Longhorns and 5.5 sacks.
3. After missing time in 2012 and '13 due to injuries, Hicks played in every game last season.
4. Hicks earned second-team All-America honors from some media outlets in 2014.
5. Hicks was a semifinalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award in 2014.
6. A native of Cincinnati, Hicks was a Parade All-America in high school.
7. Hicks was born in Colorado and lived in Indiana and South Carolina before he won the Gatorade Ohio Football Player of the Year award.
8. With a career-high 147 tackles in 2014, Hicks tied the seventh-highest single-season total in school history.
9. Hicks is currently pursuing his master's degree in advertising.
10. In 2014, Hicks at one point had nine straight double-digit tackle games.