Stevie Hicks, a former Iowa State football player, was found dead earlier today in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. Read the rest of the story plus video and a biography of Stevie Hicks below.
The 25-year-old former Creighton Prep standout was found dead around 8:30 AM under the I-480 and North Freeway interchange bridges. Cause of death is not known at this time. Local police are not releasing any other details surrounding his death. An autopsy has been scheduled.
Our hearts and prayers go out to the Hicks family during this difficult time.
As a biography, Stevie Hicks was born on June 29, 1983 in Tacoma, Washington., so his age was 25 at the time of his death.
He attended Creighton Prep in Omaha, Nebraska, where he was a member of The World-Herald’s All Nebraska team. His junior year saw him rush for 1,220 yards and score 14 touchdowns. His senior year he had 17 touchdowns and ran for 1,818 yards.
He went on to Iowa State University, and in his career there rushed for 2,601 yards and scored 11 touchdowns. He led the team in rushing every year while there.
See video of Stevie Hicks below.
Stevie Hicks Video