'King Kong' linebacker prospect

You've heard the expression "looks like Tarzan, plays like Jane?" Well, Terrance Higgins' coach has his own version. According to Will Randolph of Tarrant High School, this linebacker prospect "Looks like Tarzan and plays like King Kong."

"I'm an aggressive player that is hungry to get after every play and selfishly wants to make every tackle," was how Higgins described himself in a recent interview with BamaMag.com.

A 6-1, 219 pound inside linebacker from Tarrant High School in Birmingham, Terrance Higgins has definite SEC potential. At this point Auburn is his leader, but indications are that Alabama's coaches are interested as well.

Higgins' high school coach, Will Randolph, definitely believes in his talent. "Terrance is better than the three linebackers we have had signed over the past two years," Randolph said.

Higgins averaged 12 tackles a game as a junior and he has led his team on defense since his sophomore year. He can run and he is a sure tackler when he arrives. Tarrant High School allowed just 42 points his entire junior season.

He has attended the NIKE camp at Auburn and the Titans camp in Nashville.

He bench presses 360 pounds and hang cleans 335. Higgins has a 3.5 GPA and made 15 on his first ACT test. He should qualify without any problems.

Higgins claims Auburn as his favorite, with Alabama, Ole Miss, LSU, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Nebraska all showing interest. "I like Auburn's history of great linebackers there," Higgins said.

Alabama has caught his eye as well. "I like Alabama's aggressive style of play," Higgins said. "And I like the fact that they've got senior linebackers."

According to Higgins, he definitely wants to stay in the South to play college football.

Read all of the recent recruiting stories on Alabama recruits from TheInsiders.com.


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