Tamaurice "Tee" Higgins (born January 18, 1999) is an American football wide receiver for the Clemson Tigers.

Tee Higgins
Clemson Tigers – No. 5
PositionWide receiver
ClassJunior
MajorSports Communication
Career history
College
Bowl games
High schoolOak Ridge (Oak Ridge, Tennessee)
Personal information
Born: (1999-01-18) January 18, 1999 (age 21)
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career highlights and awards

Early yearsEdit

Higgins attended Oak Ridge High School in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and has one older sister[1]. As a senior, he had 68 receptions for 1,044 yards and 18 touchdowns.[2] A five star recruit, Higgins originally committed to the University of Tennessee to play college football before changing to Clemson University.[3]

Higgins also played basketball in high school and was offered scholarships to play college basketball by numerous schools.[4]

College careerEdit

As a freshman at Clemson in 2017, Higgins played in 13 games and had 17 receptions for 345 yards and two touchdowns.[5][6] He entered his sophomore season in 2018 as a starter.[7] Following a junior season with 1,167 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns, Higgins announced that he would forgo his final year of eligibility and declared for the 2020 NFL Draft.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tee Higgins: 3 things to know about Clemson receiver before national championship". The Tennessean. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
  2. ^ Keepfer, Scott (August 24, 2017). "Tee time: Clemson freshman receiver could have big impact". The Greenville News. Gannett. Retrieved September 11, 2019.
  3. ^ Thomas, Chris (July 4, 2016). "Tee Higgins commits to Clemson after naming Tennessee leader in May". Knoxville News Sentinel. Gannett. Retrieved September 11, 2019.
  4. ^ Raynor, Grace (March 29, 2018). "Choosing football over basketball, Clemson's Tee Higgins looking to take next step". The Post and Courier. Evening Post Industries. Retrieved September 11, 2019.
  5. ^ Louis-Jacques, Marcel (August 9, 2018). "Why Clemson WR Tee Higgins feels ready to take the next step this football season". The Anderson Independent-Mail. Gannett. Retrieved September 11, 2019.
  6. ^ Raynor, Grace (August 7, 2018). "Clemson's Tee Higgins transforms himself into key wide receiver". The Post and Courier. Evening Post Industries. Retrieved September 11, 2019.
  7. ^ Raynor, Grace (July 12, 2018). "Clemson football Top 10: Tee Higgins next elite wide receiver in line". The Post and Courier. Evening Post Industries. Retrieved September 11, 2019.
  8. ^ Gordon, Grant (January 15, 2020). "Clemson WR Tee Higgins declares for 2020 draft". NFL.com. Retrieved January 15, 2020.

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