Hakeem Nicks Speaker Profile
Wide Reciever for the New York Giants
Hakeem Nicks Biography
Hakeem Nicks was born January 14, 1988 and is an American football wide receiver for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Giants in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina.
On August 1, 2009, Nicks signed a five-year, $12.54 million contract. The deal includes a $6.5 million signing bonus. During training camp, Nicks vied for a starting position with the Giants other receivers, most notably Domenik Hixon and Steve Smith and Hakeem Nicks had the best overall average of all these wide receivers with a 16.0 average.
2009 Nicks made his first career NFL reception on September 13, 2009 against the Washington Redskins on WR screen pass for 11 yards.
On October 4, 2009 against the Kansas City Chiefs, Nicks recorded his first touchdown reception on a 54 yard screen pass. For the next four games, Nicks would score a touchdown pass in each, becoming the first Giants rookie to score touchdowns in four consecutive games since Bob Gaiters, who scored in five straight games in 1961. On the strength of that feat, Nicks was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month.
Nicks recorded his first 3-touchdown game against the Carolina Panthers during week 1 of the 2010 NFL season, catching a total of 4 passes for 75 yards in a winning effort. During week five, when New York visited Houston, Nicks exploited the NFL's 29th ranked secondary and more specifically Texans rookie cornerback Kareem Jackson as he reeled in career highs with 12 catches for 130 yards. In addition, Nicks caught two touchdown passes on the day from quarterback Eli Manning. Nicks was inactive for the final game of the season in Washington due to a broken toe in his left foot.
ESPN.com analyst K. C. Joyner stated he believes Nicks has the potential to become the NFL's best wide receiver in part because of his superior route-running.
In 2011, Nicks had his second straight 1,000 + yard receiving season.
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Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:45 am
New York Giants' wideout and Super Bowl Champion Hakeem Nicks has signed with the Jordan brand, and will debut the PE colorway of the Jordan Super.Fly cleats, featuring his new "HN88" logo in the season opener tonight against the Dallas Cowboys. The Jordan brand expanded their NFL roster with Nicks as one of the game's best. In addition to being a Super Bowl Champion, the 24-year-old...[Read More]
Posted on 27 June 2013 | 12:46 pm
New York Giants' Hakeem Nicks will be making an Appearance at the Danbury Fair Mall in Danbury, Connecticut on Tuesday, December 18. The Super Bowl Champion wide receiver will sign autographs at Sports Scene inside the mall from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Nicks is in his fourth season with the Giants, drafted in 2009 after playing college ball at North Carolina. He was the leading...[Read More]
Giants' Receiver Hakeem Nicks to Sign Autographs in Union NJ After Lucky Fan Gets Private Party with the NFL Star
Posted on 19 April 2013 | 2:26 pm
New York Giants' receiver Hakeem Nicks will be attending a private party in the home of one very lucky Union, New Jersey fan. Frank Rosato won the grand prize in which Nicks spends the day with him and his family while the rest of the teams are choosing players in the NFL Draft. Following the party, they'll be riding in a limousine together to Attack of the Baseball Cards located at...[Read More]
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