Ryan Higgins
Ryan  Higgins

RS Senior

Hutto, Texas

High School:
Hutto HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 207





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2015: Saw action in seven games as backup quarterback, completing 15-of-25 passes for 138 yards and one touchdown while also rushing nine times for 27 yards ... Threw for 76 yards in an 8-for-11 performance with one touchdown against Southern (9/5) ... Rushed the ball once for seven yards against Mississippi State (10/17) ... Completed 1-of-5 passes for seven yards while carrying the ball twice for 15 yards against Middle Tennessee (10/24) ... Saw action against Rice (10/30) and was 0-1 passing ... Completed one pass against North Texas (11/7) for three yards ... Completed 5-of-7 passes for 52 yards against Southern Miss (11/28) ... Registered one rush for three yards versus Arkansas State (12/19) in R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.

Passed for 69 yards in a 6-for-10 performance in five games played ... Was 2-for-4 passing for 20 yards in mop-up action at North Texas (9/11) ... Ran the ball once for eight yards against Northwestern State (9/20) ... Completed a 14-yard pass against UTEP (10/4) ... Passed for 23 yards in a 2-for-3 passing performance in mop-up time against Western Kentucky (11/1) while also running for nine yards on three carries ... Completed one pass for 12 yards and ran the ball one time against Rice (11/29).

2013: Played in nine games, starting in six ... Passed for 1,715 yards as he was 166-for-281 for six touchdowns and 13 interceptions with a long pass of 74 yards and ran for 19 yards on 62 attempts with three touchdowns ... Saw his first action of his career in the second half against Tulane (9/12), entering for the injured Scotty Young, and was 7-for-16 for 57 yards with a touchdown pass and an interception ... Made his first career start at Kansas (9/21) where he went 35-for-55 with one interception for 298 yards and one touchdown ... Passed for 320 yards as he was 20-for-36 with one touchdown and one interception against Army (9/28) in the Heart of Dallas Classic at the Cotton Bowl ... Ran for 31 yards and two scores and was 10-for-18 passing ffor 110 yards in getting his first win as a starting quarterback with a 38-35 win at UTEP (10/5) despite leaving the game with an ankle injury ... Threw for 343 yards as he was 36-for-54 with two interceptions while running for a touchdown against North Texas (10/19) ... Was 20-for-31 for 192 yards passing with three interceptions and one touchdown pass at FIU (10/26) ... Sat out the Southern Miss game (11/9) due to a shoulder injury ... Played the second half at Rice (11/16) where he was 9-for-15 for 138 yards, an interception and a 74-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Griffin ... Threw for 195 yards and four interceptions in a 22-for-43 day against Tulsa (11/23) ... Passed for 71 yards in a back-up role at UTSA (11/30) going 7-for-13.

2012: Redshirted 2012 season, did not play ... Member of the scout squad.

High School: A three-star quarterback from Hutto High School ... Threw for 1,804 yards as he was 131-for-220 with 11 touchdowns and four interceptions his senior year (2011) ... Averaged 164 yards passing per game while rushing 69 times for 259 yards and eight touchdowns, averaging 3.75 yards per carry ... Was 126-for-219 his junior year (2010) for 2,250 yards and 20 touchdowns with 10 interceptions ... Twice named first team all-district ... Named the U.S. Marine Corps Warrior of the Year ... Guided his team to an 18-4 record over two years with two district titles ... Coached by Steve Hale.

Personal: Ryan Ray Higgins ... Son of Mike and Robin Higgins ... Born on Nov. 16, 1993 in Dallas, Texas ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Oklahoma State, Air Force, UTEP, Houston, Memphis and Texas State ... Recruited by Mark Tommerdahl.


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