Tee Higgins leads Oak Ridge in dominant performance
|Friday, August 19, 2016, 9:40 AM- -|
Clemson 2017 wide receiver commit Tee Higgins showed off his elite skills as Oak Ridge (1-0) dominated Clinton (0-1) 56-21 in the season opener on Thursday night.
Higgins had two receiving touchdowns including a 51-yard bomb on the first offensive play from scrimmage. During the contest, he broke his school's record for career receiving yards (1,750).
The standout playmaker also had a 56-yard punt return touchdown called back in the first quarter.
In the first half, Higgins showed his all-around skills with two interceptions on defense.
Higgins sat out the second half of the game with his team up 49-7.
In 2015, he had 46 receptions for 841 yards and 16 touchdowns and lead Oak Ridge to a 10-3 record and an appearance in the state playoffs. The 4-star playmaker was the first freshman to start at Oak Ridge since 2002 and had 23 catches for 387 yards and six touchdowns for the undefeated Wildcats in 2014.
Big night for Tee Higgins — 2 long receiving TD's, 2 INTs, 51-yd. would be punt return TD called back. pic.twitter.com/PlDQywEbe1— Cody McClure (@CodyMcClureCFB) August 19, 2016