HIGGINS' WSU CAREER
SENIOR (2010): Appeared in all 12 of WSU's games and started in one, earning himself a varsity letter...registered 13 tackles on the season (6 solo)...had one tackle for a loss...recovered a team-leading three fumbles...made six tackles against Montana State, his season-high...winner of the team's Big Hit award for the game against Arizona State...shared the Laurie Niemi Award with teammate Micah Hannam at WSU's season ending banquet for his courage and attitude.
JUNIOR (2009): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in 11 of WSU's games...reserve linebacker primarily saw action on special teams...registered three tackles, all of which were solo...named honorable mention Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic.
SOPHOMORE (2008): Earned a varsity letter after playing in 12 games during the season...missed the Oregon game due to injury...totaled eight tackles on season (four solo)...first career interception came in only career start, against Portland State...interception came on first defensive play of the game, which he returned 15 yards to set up WSU's first score...season-high three tackles in PSU game...also had tackles against Oklahoma State, Cal, Baylor, UCLA and Arizona...earned WSU's Big Play award following Portland State game...also played on special teams.
FRESHMAN (2007): Earned a varsity letter after playing in each of WSU's 12 games in his debut season...true freshman played primarily on special teams, but also saw time as a reserve linebacker...recorded nine tackles on the season (four solo).
HIGGINS' HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Coached by Jerry Drones in football...earned three varsity letters in football and one in track...as a SOPHOMORE named to the all-league honorable mention team on defense...team posted an 8-3 record as a JUNIOR...rushed for 273 yards from fullback position...team captain...named second-team all-district...SENIOR year team went 5-6, falling in first round of playoffs...second on team in rushing with 461 yards and four touchdowns...named defensive most valuable player for Greater Houston Area Class 5-A and named to 5-A all-region III first team on defense by TexasHSFootball.com.
DEFENSE G/GS TT PT AT TFL SACKS PI/YDS 2007 12/0 9 4 5 0/0 0/0 0/0 2008 12/1 8 4 4 0/0 0/0 1/15 2009 11/0 3 3 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 2010 12/1 13 6 7 1/3 0/0 0/0 TOTAL 47/2 33 17 16 1/3 0/0 1/15