2018 NFL Draft

Tyrell Higgins, DT

School: West Texas A&M  |  Conference: LSC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Schertz, TX
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 273 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
High School
Coached by Greg Ferrara at Clemens H.S. ... a three-year starter and letterwinner at defensive tackle and defensive end ... also saw action at tight end ... versatile two-sport letterman who recorded 205 tackles and 12 sacks during his final two prep seasons ... helped his team to a 24-3 record during that span ... tabbed second-team 4A all-state by the Texas Sports Writers Association and honorable mention 4A all-state by The Associated Press as a senior ... also named first-team all-district 26-4A and first-team all-area ... recorded 108 tackles, six sacks, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries ... helped Clemens to a 13-2 record in advancing to the 4A state semifinals ... sprained his ankle in the first quarter of that game, but went on to record 10 tackles and two TFL in the 27-14 loss to La Marque ... named first-team all-district 26-4A as a junior ... notched 97 tackles, six sacks, eight PBD, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery ... helped Clemens to an 11-1 record in advancing to the 4A area finals ... also a two-year letterwinner in track and field participating in shot put and discus ... a two-time qualifier for regionals in the shot put.
Born 11/14/88 in Landsguhl, Germany ... full name is Tyrell Louis Higgins ... has also lived in Universal City, Texas and Clarksville, Tenn. ... was a prep honor roll student ... participated in PALS (Peer Assistance and Leadership), mentoring at a local elementary school ... enjoys exercising and playing the piano.