2023 Five-Star DE David "DJ" Hicks to Play at Katy Paetow in 2022

David "DJ: Hicks (Photo: Greg Powers)

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After a successful coaching stint at Allen, David Hicks has accepted the assistant head coaching position at Katy Paetow.

And that means his son -- 2023 five-star defensive end David "DJ" Hicks (6'4, 270) -- is also headed to Katy Paetow to play his senior campaign for Lonnie Teagle, who was just hired from Denton Ryan. 

Hicks has 37 scholarship offers, making him the most heavily recruited defensive prospect in the Houston Metroplex in the 2023 cycle. 

Offers: Alabama, Arizona State, Arkansas, Baylor, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Houston, LSU, Miami (FL), Michigan, Michigan State, Missouri, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, SMU, Stanford, TCU, Tennessee, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, USC, UTSA, Washington

Hicks is rated as a DCTF five-star and a 247Sports Composite five-star prospect. 

Hicks, who is rated as the No. 1 player in the state, stood out at the Next Level Athlete Top 100 Showcase in Dallas. 


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