John Higginson

Hometown: Amherst, MA

2009: #53 DE 6-0, 250 lbs. Sr.

 

2008: #53 DE 6-0, 250 lbs. Jr.

 

2007: #53 DE 6-0, 230 lbs. So.

2nd Team. Converted to DE from LB

 

2006: #53 LB 6-0, 220 lbs. Fr.r

Backup. Played in 9 of 11 games. 3 tackles, 1 sack. Named to Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference team.

 

2005: #53 LB 6-0, 215 lbs. Fr.

Redshirted his true Freshman year

 

High School: Amherst 6-0, 215 lbs.

Competed in football, basketball, and track and field at Amherst High School...three-year starter in football as a linebacker and tight end for head coach Ken Jacque...led team to a three-year record of 27-10...earned Western Massachusetts All-Scholastic honors and all-league laurels at linebacker and tight end...played in All-Gazzette/Shriners All-Star game...recorded 100 tackles and had 500 reception yards as a senior...two-year letterwinner in track as a sprinter...lettered one year in basketball as a forward and led team to 18-7 record.


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 Games
Played
Fum. Ret. Tackles Sacks Pass
Breakups
Forced
Fumbles
QB Hurries Blocked
Kicks
  No Yds TD Ast Solo Asst
Loss
Solo
Loss
Loss
Yds
Ast Solo Yards
Career Totals44 1 16 0 48 64 7 18 109 4 13 97 4 3 1 2


2009
Career
Totals vs.
DateOpponentScorePlayed
In Game
Fum. Ret. Tackles Sacks Pass
Breakups
Forced
Fumbles
QB Hurries Blocked
Kicks
  No Yds TD Ast Solo Asst
Loss
Solo
Loss
Loss
Yds
Ast Solo Yards
West Chester 09/04/09 West Chester 35-0 Yes 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
Richmond 09/12/09 Richmond 15-16 Yes 0 0 0 2 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Delaware St. 09/19/09 Delaware St. 27-17 Yes 0 0 0 5 3 2 1 10 1 1 9 0 1 0 0
William & Mary 09/26/09 at William & Mary 20-30 Yes 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Maine 10/03/09 at Maine 27-17 Yes 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Massachusetts 10/10/09 Massachusetts 43-27 Yes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Towson 10/17/09 at Towson 49-21 Yes 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 9 0 1 9 0 0 0 0
James Madison 10/31/09 James Madison 8-20 Yes 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hofstra 11/07/09 Hofstra 28-24 Yes 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 3 1 0 3 0 0 0 1
Navy 11/14/09 at Navy 18-35 Yes 1 16 0 2 0 1 0 4 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
Villanova 11/21/09 at Villanova 12-30 Yes 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 5 0 1 3 0 0 0 0
Season Totals 1 16 0 20 16 5 6 36 3 4 30 0 1 1 1
2008
Career
Totals vs.
DateOpponentScorePlayed
In Game
Fum. Ret. Tackles Sacks Pass
Breakups
Forced
Fumbles
QB Hurries Blocked
Kicks
  No Yds TD Ast Solo Asst
Loss
Solo
Loss
Loss
Yds
Ast Solo Yards
Maryland 08/30/08 at Maryland 7-14 Yes 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 0 1 6 0 1 0 0
West Chester 09/13/08 West Chester 48-20 Yes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Furman 09/20/08 at Furman 21-23 Yes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Albany (NY) 09/27/08 Albany (NY) 38-7 Yes 0 0 0 2 4 1 1 10 0 1 9 0 0 0 1
Massachusetts 10/04/08 at Massachusetts 7-17 Yes 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maine 10/11/08 Maine 10-27 Yes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
William & Mary 10/18/08 William & Mary 3-27 Yes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hofstra 10/25/08 at Hofstra 17-0 Yes 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
James Madison 11/01/08 at James Madison 7-41 Yes 0 0 0 3 5 0 1 4 0 1 4 0 0 0 0
Towson 11/08/08 Towson 31-21 Yes 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 17 0 2 17 1 1 0 0
Richmond 11/15/08 at Richmond 14-31 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Villanova 11/22/08 Villanova 7-21 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Season Totals 0 0 0 8 21 1 5 37 0 5 36 1 2 0 1
2007
Career
Totals vs.
DateOpponentScorePlayed
In Game
Fum. Ret. Tackles Sacks Pass
Breakups
Forced
Fumbles
QB Hurries Blocked
Kicks
  No Yds TD Ast Solo Asst
Loss
Solo
Loss
Loss
Yds
Ast Solo Yards
William & Mary 08/30/07 at William & Mary 49-31 Yes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
West Chester 09/08/07 West Chester 41-14 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rhode Island 09/15/07 Rhode Island 38-9 Yes 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Towson 09/22/07 at Towson 27-7 Yes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Monmouth 09/29/07 Monmouth 42-7 Yes 0 0 0 2 4 0 2 11 0 1 10 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 10/06/07 at New Hampshire 30-35 Yes 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 7 0 1 7 0 0 0 0
Northeastern 10/13/07 Northeastern 30-20 Yes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Navy 10/27/07 at Navy 59-52 Yes 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
James Madison 11/03/07 James Madison 37-34 Yes 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Richmond 11/10/07 Richmond 56-62 Yes 0 0 0 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Villanova 11/17/07 at Villanova 10-16 Yes 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Delaware St. 11/23/07 Delaware St. 44-7 Yes 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UNI 12/01/07 at UNI 39-27 Yes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Ill. 12/08/07 at Southern Ill. 20-17 Yes 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 5 0 1 5 0 0 0 0
Appalachian St. 12/14/07 Appalachian St. 21-49 Yes 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 5 1 0 5 0 0 0 0
Season Totals 0 0 0 19 25 1 6 32 1 3 27 1 0 0 0
2006
Career
Totals vs.
DateOpponentScorePlayed
In Game
Fum. Ret. Tackles Sacks Pass
Breakups
Forced
Fumbles
QB Hurries Blocked
Kicks
  No Yds TD Ast Solo Asst
Loss
Solo
Loss
Loss
Yds
Ast Solo Yards
West Chester 09/09/06 West Chester 30-7 Yes 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 0 1 4 0 0 0 0
Albany (NY) 09/16/06 Albany (NY) 10-17 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rhode Island 09/23/06 at Rhode Island 24-17 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 09/30/06 New Hampshire 49-52 Yes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northeastern 10/07/06 at Northeastern 24-27 Yes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hofstra 10/14/06 Hofstra 10-6 Yes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Richmond 10/21/06 at Richmond 28-24 Yes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Towson 10/28/06 Towson 35-49 Yes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
James Madison 11/04/06 at James Madison 24-44 Yes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
William & Mary 11/11/06 William & Mary 28-14 Yes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Villanova 11/18/06 Villanova 27-28 Yes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Season Totals 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 4 0 1 4 2 0 0 0
2005
Career
Totals vs.
DateOpponentScorePlayed
In Game
Fum. Ret. Tackles Sacks Pass
Breakups
Forced
Fumbles
QB Hurries Blocked
Kicks
  No Yds TD Ast Solo Asst
Loss
Solo
Loss
Loss
Yds
Ast Solo Yards
Lehigh 09/10/05 Lehigh 34-33 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
West Chester 09/17/05 West Chester 42-21 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Holy Cross 09/24/05 Holy Cross 35-23 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Towson 10/01/05 at Towson 31-35 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hofstra 10/08/05 Hofstra 6-10 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Richmond 10/15/05 at Richmond 10-20 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
James Madison 10/22/05 James Madison 34-28 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maine 10/29/05 at Maine 15-25 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Massachusetts 11/05/05 Massachusetts 7-35 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
William & Mary 11/12/05 at William & Mary 22-21 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Villanova 11/19/05 at Villanova 38-13 No 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Season Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0