Hickman and Davis Named First-Team All-Americans

Dec. 7, 2006

UCLA defensive ends Justin Hickman and Bruce Davis have both been named first-team All-Americans.

Hickman is in Orlando, FL attending the Home Depot College Football Awards Show as a member of the Walter Camp Football Foundation All-America team. Davis was named to the All-America first team of SI.com.

Last week, place kicker Justin Medlock was named to the American Football Coaches Association team, giving UCLA three first-team All-Americans. Medlock and Hickman were second-team selections by SI.com.

Hickman is second nationally (tied with Davis) with 1.04 sacks per game (12.5 total) and 10th in tackles for loss (1.54 - 18.5 total). He ranks first in the Pac-10 in both sacks and tackles for losses. Twice this season, he has recorded three solo sacks in a game (Notre Dame, Rice). On the year, he has made 40 total tackles (29 solos) and leads the Bruins in sacks (12.5) and tackles for loss (18.5).

Hickman ranks third (tied) on UCLA's single-season sack list (the record is 16.5 by Dave Ball in 2003) and sixth on the single-season tackles for loss list. He is ninth on the career sack list and 17th on the career tackles for loss list.

On the year, Davis has made 43 tackles, sixth (tied) on the squad. He also ranks tied for first on the team with 12.5 sacks and second on the team behind Justin Hickman with 17.0 tackles for loss.

Davis ranks second (tied with Hickman) in the NCAA and tied for first in the Pac-10 in sacks (1.04) and 12th (tied) nationally and second in the Pac-10 in tackles for losses (1.42). He is also tied for fourth in the Pac-10 with three forced fumbles.

He ranks third (tied) on UCLA's single-season sack list and ninth on the single-season tackles for loss list.

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