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Rashard Higgins
82  Rashard Higgins
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Mesquite, Texas

High School:
Mesquite

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
WR

Experience:
1L

11/02/2013

Postgame notes

CSU vs. Boise State

10/12/2013

Postgame notes

Colorado State vs. San José State

09/28/2013

Football recap: CSU offense explodes in victory over UTEP

Rams total 591 yards of offense, 59 points

09/14/2013

Rams run away with home opener

CSU totals 553 yards of offense

09/01/2013

Postgame notes

11/30/2013

Colorado State football vs. Air Force, Nov. 30

Colorado State defeated Air Force 58-13 on Saturday, Nov. 30 (Photos by Dan Byers)

11/02/2013

Colorado State vs. Boise State

Colorado State vs. Boise State

10/12/2013

CSU Football vs. San José State

CSU Football vs. San José State; Oct. 12, 2013

10/12/2013

CSU Football vs. San José State

CSU Football vs. San José State - Oct. 12, 2013

09/28/2013

CSU football vs. UTEP - Sept. 28, 2013

CSU football vs. UTEP - Sept. 28, 2013; photos by Dan Byers

Career Division I games played/started: 14/14 (14/14 in 2013)

2013 (Freshman):
Started all 14 games as a true freshman and led the Rams with 68 receptions for 837 yards (12.3) and six touchdowns...his six receiving touchdowns tie for second among all NCAA FBS freshmen...also third in receptions and fifth in receiving yards among freshmen...earned honorable mention on Campus Insiders' FBS All-Freshman team.

  • Holds the CSU freshman record for receptions in a season with 64, a number that ranks as the sixth-most in CSU single-season history
  • His 68 receptions are the most by a Rams pass-catcher since David Anderson's 86 in 2005
  • His 837 receiving yards are the most by a CSU player since Rashaun Greer in 2008 (1,114)
  • At Alabama (Sept. 21) caught seven passes for 71 yards
  • Set a CSU freshman record by registering 156 receiving yards vs. UTEP (Sept. 28), the most by a freshman in the Mountain West in 2013...also hauled in a career-high 2 touchdowns...named College Football Performance Awards honorable mention Wide Receiver of the Week and Earl Campbell Tyer Rose honorable mention
  • Caught 10 passes vs. Boise State (Nov. 2) to tie a CSU freshman record and set a new career high. It was the most receptions by a Rams pass catcher since Tyson Liggett's 11 receptions on Sept. 26, 2009 at BYU
  • Coaching staff awarded Rashard Higgins player of the game honors vs. Nevada (Nov. 9) for his downfield blocking to help running back Kapri Bibbs set the school rushing record with 312 yards
  • In the Rams' regular season finale vs. Air Force (Nov. 30), caught 7 passes for 127 yards and two touchdowns, tying a career high
  • In the Rams' win over Washington State in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl (Dec. 21) caught four passes for 42 yards

High School:

  • Earned nine letters, including three in football, at Mesquite (Texas) High School.
  • Hauled in 69 receptions for 1,136 yards (16.5) and 10 TDs as a senior for the Skeeters.
  • In 49-35 win over Plano West, had a career-best eight receptions for 155 yards and a TD. On the first play of the second quarter, caught a pass and took it 70 yards to give Mesquite a 14-7 lead.
  • Skeeters offense outscored opponents on average 43-21 while compiling an 11-1 record and becoming District 12-5A and Bi-District champions.
  • One of only six undefeated teams to make the Texas state playoffs...advanced to the second round but lost to eventual state champion Allen High School 50-28.
  • Finished his senior year earning first-team District 12-5A, All-Texas first-team and honorable mention by the Associated Press in the 5A classification.
  • Earned the Mesquite High School Outstanding Receiver Award.
  • Junior season, named first-team All-District 11-5A, helping Mesquite to a 7-6 record and their first winning season in three years.
  • Advanced to the third round of the Texas state 5A playoffs with upset wins over 8-3 Belton and 9-3 Garland before losing 24-6 to The Woodlands.
  • 2011 campaign ended with the Skeeters becoming Bi-District and area champions after making it to the regional semifinals.
  • Head football coach was Robbie Robinson.
  • Also played basketball, averaging 17 points per game, and ran track at Mesquite.

Personal: Given name is Rashard Malick Higgins..born Oct. 7, 1994 in Dallas, Texas...mother's name is Jeanette Jackson...Has two older siblings, one sister and one brother...undecided on a major at CSU...Hometown: Mesquite, Texas.

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