2019: Hicks was a key member of special teams and a reserve linebacker for the Cowboys. He appeared in 12 game on the season. He finished the season with four total tackles with three solo stops and one assisted tackle. He recorded tackles against San Diego State, Nevada, Boise State and Colorado State.
2018: Hicks redshirted during the 2018 season.
High School: Charles Hicks enrolled at Wyoming in January of 2018. He was named to the 2017 All-CIF San Diego Section Second Team Defense after racking up an amazing 157 tackles in his senior season at Lincoln High School, including 100 solo stops. It was Hicks first year playing linebacker. He averaged 13.1 tackles per game and also scored two touchdowns during his senior season while playing wide receiver on offense. Hicks recorded double-digit tackles in all but one game of his senior season, including a season-high 25 stops (18 solo) against Point Loma. He recorded 15+ tackles in five contests during his senior season and also forced a fumble, recovered a fumble and blocked a punt during his final high school campaign. Hicks led Lincoln to a 9-3 record and Eastern League conference title in 2017, as the Hornets advanced to the quarterfinals of the CIF San Diego Section Football Championships. He played for coach David Dunn at Lincoln. Hicks was recruited by Boise State, Nevada and Utah State.
Personal: He is majoring in sociology at UW.