Aggie Stadium hosts annual event; countdown to UC Davis' Aug. 30 season opener is officially underway
Strong first half, Parenteau's two blocked punts fuels Aggies' rout at Portland State
Well-rounded skill set will help Aggie running backs succeed this season
Football, women's swimming and Noah Wilson (men's soccer) earn top places
UC Davis to battle the Cowboys on Saturday afternoon
2016: Saw action in all 11 games, earning starts against Weber State, Northern Colorado and Portland State... Finished with a total of five receptions for 10 yards... Scored his first career touchdown in the home opener versus Southern Oregon on a four yard pass... Recorded two unassisted tackles, one each against Oregon and Southern Oregon.
2015: Played in nine games during true freshman season... Served as blocking back.
ATASCADERO HS '15: Earned all-league, All-San Luis Obispo Country and was his league's Offensive Most Valuable Player as a senior... Rushed for 739 yards and 26 touchdowns in 2014, highlighting his year with three 100-yard games... Collected 179 rushing yards and 3 TDs against Nipomo; also picked up 109 against both Stockdale HS and Bishop Diego HS... Added six receptions for 63 yards... Made 111 total tackles (57 solo) as a linebacker with six double-digit games... Had a season-high 15 tackles (10 solo) against Stockdale HS... Rushed for 260 yards and two scores as a junior.
PERSONAL: Born in Paso Robles, Calif... Parents are Reggie and Lori Hicks... Proudest accomplishment was maintaing a 4.33 GPA in high school while being actively involved with extracurriculars... Plans to be a veterinarian... His favorite TV show growing up was "Captain Planet"... Title of his autobiography would simply be "The Dream."