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Michael Higgins (American football)

Michael Higgins (born December 7, 1987) is a former American football tight end. He was signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Nebraska-Omaha.

Michael Higgins
No. 81
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1987-12-07) December 7, 1987 (age 31)
Omaha, Nebraska
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school:Beatrice (NE)
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:1
Player stats at


Professional careerEdit

New Orleans SaintsEdit

Higgins was signed as a free agent by the New Orleans Saints on July 27, 2011.[1] He was waived on September 3, 2011,[2] and re-signed to the team's practice squad.[3]

Minnesota VikingsEdit

He was signed by the Vikings on July 23, 2014[4] and was released on August 26.


  1. ^ "Saints Agree to Terms with 20 Undrafted Rookie Free Agents". July 27, 2011. Retrieved November 20, 2011.
  2. ^ "Saints Announce Roster Moves". September 3, 2011. Retrieved November 20, 2011.
  3. ^ "Saints Announce Practice Squad". September 4, 2011. Retrieved November 20, 2011.
  4. ^ "Facing suspension, Vikings shed DE Nealy and sign a tight end". July 23, 2014. Archived from the original on July 28, 2014. Retrieved July 23, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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