Player of the Week: Karan Higdon

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Friday, March 21, 2014
Running back Karan Higdon.
Running back Karan Higdon.

Name: Karan Higdon

Nickname:Deuce Deuce

Twitter name:None

City/School:Sarasota/Riverview High





Bench max:365

Squat max:445

40-yard dash:4.4


Number of years playing football: 12

Schools that have offered: Arkansas, USF, Iowa, Kentucky, Western Kentucky, Tennesee, Wake forest

Other schools showing interest: FSU, Auburn, Alabama, Missouri

I like Arkansas because:of the characteristic factors that are surrounding the environment

Schools I've visited:USF, South Carolina, FSU, UF, Miami

In college, I plan to major in:Pre-Med

I like playing running back because: It puts me in an automatic leadership position

Best football moment: Winning my first championship

My favorite play: Running over Ricky Jones Jr. my freshman year when he was an all american senior

Best player I've played against: Demarcus Christmas

Favorite high school team to play against: Manatee

Describe what football means to you in 20 words or fewer: Hard work, Dedication, Commitment, Respect, Loyalty, Honesty, Courage, and fearless

My ringtone on my cell is: No quitter go getter- Lil wayne

Favorite NFL player: Adrian Peterson

Favorite NFL team: San Francisco 49'ers

Favorite music: I like all

Favorite song: No quitter Go Getter

Favorite book: The boy in stripped pajamas

Favorite movie: Friday Night Lights

Favorite TV show: Family guy

Favorite actor: Peter Griffin

Favorite actress: Dont have one

Favorite food: Steak

Favorite class: Math

Dream Date: Beyonce

Hobbies: Working out, Dirtbiking, Shopping, Sleeping

The one thing I could not live without is: Football

Role model: My cousin DJ Edwards

Three words to describe me: Dedicated, Hard working, Unique

People would be surprised that I: Have a 4.0 GPA

Ten years from now I'll be: Giving back to the community with gifts I've been blessed with


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