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#5 Tee Higgins

Position:
WR
Height:
6-4
Weight:
215
Class:
Jr.
Hometown:
Oak Ridge, Tenn.
High School:
Oak Ridge HS
BIO

Talented wideout whose produced one of the school’s most impressive sophomore campaigns in 2018 in his first full year as a starter … entered 2019 with 76 career receptions for 1,281 yards with 14 receiving touchdowns … selected as a second-team Preseason All-American for 2019 by both Phil Steele and Athlon … is the only player in school history to record double-digit receptions in consecutive seasons.

2019: First-team All-ACC selection … caught a 62-yard touchdown in the midst of posting a team-high four receptions for 98 yards vs. Georgia Tech, pushing his streak of consecutive games with a touchdown to five … posted four receptions for 70 yards vs. No. 12 Texas A&M … gained 150 yards on seven receptions — all in the first half — at Syracuse, posting the most receiving yards in a half by a Clemson player since Sammy Watkins’ school record 177-yard first-half against Wake Forest in 2012 … recorded a 58-yard touchdown catch vs. Charlotte, moving into the Top 10 in school history in career touchdown receptions … earned ACC Receiver of the Week and team offensive player of the week honors after posting game highs with six receptions and 129 yards, including the game-winning 38-yard touchdown reception, at North Carolina … reached 100 career receptions with two catches for 44 yards against Florida State … caught a three-yard pass at Louisville … gained 36 yards on two receptions vs. Boston College … posted a team-high five receptions for 74 yards with a touchdown vs. Wofford … recorded four receptions for 73 yards including a 33-yard touchdown at NC State … shared team offensive player of the game honors vs. Wake Forest after tying the school record with three touchdown receptions among his four catches for 64 yards … passed Mike Williams for third on Clemson’s career receiving touchdowns leaderboard with that career-high performance against the Demon Deacons … caught three passes for 101 yards with two touchdowns in sharing team offensive player of the game honors at South Carolina, becoming the first Clemson player with multiple touchdown receptions in consecutive games since 2016.

2018: Second-team All-ACC …second-team AP All-ACC … earned first-team all-conference honors from ESPN and Pro Football Focus … led team in receptions (59) and receiving touchdowns (12), gaining 936 yards in 550 snaps in 15 games (all starts) … caught three passes for 35 yards against Furman … Collected ACC Receiver of the Week honors after catching three passes for 123 yards including a 64-yard touchdown against Texas A&M … scored a 30-yard touchdown on his lone reception against Georgia Tech … gained 53 yards on four receptions against Syracuse, including a critical catch on a pass from Chase Brice on fourth-and-6 on the team’s game-winning 94-yard drive … caught five passes for 55 yards including a 20-yard scoring grab at Wake Forest … earned team co-offensive player of the week honors vs. No. 16 NC State after catching a career-high eight passes for 119 yards including a 46-yard touchdown grab … recorded two touchdowns in the second quarter at Florida State amid a six-reception, 62-yard performance … against Louisville, caught three passes for 26 yards and became the first Clemson player to record a touchdown reception in four straight games since Mike Williams in 2016 … gained 63 yards on four receptions at No. 17 Boston College … caught four passes for 47 yards vs. Duke … named ACC Receiver of the Week for his six-catch, 142-yard performance with a touchdown vs. South Carolina … caught two touchdown passes among his three receptions for 36 yards in ACC Championship Game against Pitt … gained 53 yards on four receptions including an acrobatic, juggling, one-handed touchdown grab against No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl … caught three passes for 81 yards and a touchdown in National Championship Game vs. No. 1 Alabama.

2017: Had 17 receptions for 345 yards and two touchdowns in 179 snaps over 13 games … averaged 20.3 yards per reception … had three receptions for 39 yards and a three-yard kickoff return against Wake Forest on Oct. 7 … had a game-high six receptions for a game-high 178 yards and two touchdowns against The Citadel on Nov. 18; named team offensive player-of-the-game … had three receptions for a game-high 84 yards at South Carolina on Nov. 25.

Before Clemson: Highest rated signee in Clemson’s 2017 class according to ESPN, Scout and 247 Sports … rated the No. 15 prospect in the nation by Rivals, No. 1 in Tennessee and No. 2 wide receiver in the nation … rated No. 18 overall, including second among receivers and second in Tennessee according to ESPN … rated the No. 19 prospect in the nation, No. 2 receiver and No. 3 in Tennessee by 247 Sports … second-team USA Today All-American … played in the Under Armour All-American game in Orlando, Fla. … Mr. Football in Tennessee at the AAAAA level in 2015 and 2016 … as a senior, had 68 receptions for 1,044 yards and 18 touchdowns … added three scores on punt returns and one on an interception return … that was an 89-yard return for a score … helped his Oak Ridge High School team to a 9-3 record as a senior … as a junior, had 46 receptions for 841 yards and 16 touchdowns … helped team to an 11-3 record as a junior … named AAAAA Back of the Year by the Tennessee Titans … as a sophomore, helped team to undefeated season with 23 receptions for 387 yards and six scores … started as a freshman, the first freshman to start at his high school since 2002 … played for Joe Gaddis … outstanding basketball player as well, he was a finalist for Mr. Basketball in Tennessee as a junior … averaged 15 points and 6.6 rebounds per game as a junior … has done well on the hardwood as a senior as well, helping his team to a 20-2 record through January 2017 … committed to Clemson on July 4, 2016 … wore #5 in football and basketball in high school … chose Clemson over Tennessee, Ohio State, Florida State and Alabama … recruited by Jeff Scott and Dan Brooks.

Personal: Born Jan. 18, 1999 … majoring in sports communication.