University of Iowa Athletics
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#34 Jay Higgins

Height 6-2
Weight 219 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Indianapolis, Ind.
High School Brebeuf Jesuit Prep

High School Honors — Named to All-State Top 50 as a junior and senior . . . first-team all-state, all-conference, and all-county as a junior and senior . . . earned all-state and all-conference honors as a sophomore . . . Career — Four-year football letterman as linebacker and tight end . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . helped prep team reach state championship as a sophomore and state regionals as a junior . . . three-year prep record of 27-11 . . . ranked in the top 10 nationally in tackles as a senior . . . holds school record with 471 career tackles . . . led conference in tackles for three consecutive seasons . . . had 151 tackles, five pass break-ups, and three forced fumbles as a senior . . . finished with 145 tackles, three pass break-ups, three forced fumbles, and an interception return for a touchdown as a junior . . . had 158 tackles and four forced fumbles as a sophomore . . . had 17 tackles as a freshman . . . also earned three letters in basketball.

Personal — Born 2/14/02 . . . open major . . . parents are Shelley and Roy Higgins . . . high school coach was Mic Roessler.