Karan Higdon (#22) is a running back for the University of Michigan. Higdon attended Riverview High School in Sarasota, Florida. According to ESPN, Higdon was a three star recruit and No. 70 running back prospect in the nation. During his career at Riverview, Higdon surpassed 1,471 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns on 280 carries. Higdon also hauled in 18 receptions for a total of 237 yards and 6 touchdowns as a senior.
Karan is heading into his senior season at the University of Michigan. Higdon proved in 2017 that he should be the every down back for the Wolverine’s. Higdon rushed 164 times for 994 yards and 11 touchdowns. As well as having 8 receptions for 131 yards. Higdon was named the teams 2017 Offensive Player of the Year. During a the game against Indiana on October 14th, Higdon rushed the ball 25 times for 200 yards and scored three touchdowns including the overtime game winner. Higdon has improved each season while a member of the Wolverines, as he went from 19 yards his freshman year to 425 rushing yards his sophomore year and heading his junior year with 994 yards. Karan comment saying, “I expect to build off of my last year and leave my legacy at the University of Michigan before I go into the next chapter of my life.” Higdon wants to set expectations and goals as well as develop the identity of a leader. Higdon said, “I want to guide us to a Big 10 championship and even better a National Championship.”
Higdon is heading into his senior season at Michigan and now begins to focus on improving some of his game. Higdon wants to improve his flexibility as well as getting his legs stronger. Higdon mentions, “I want to show that I am an every down back and I can be utilized in all phases of the game.” Higdon will also look at improving his catching out of the backfield. Higdon currently has 9 receptions for 134 yards heading into senior year. Higdon’s run game has improved each year and once he improves his pass catching, he will be an all around threat on the field. Higdon has the big body frame and the speed to miss and break tackles.
Higdon currently runs a football camp in North Port, Florida. The camp is held at North Port Mustangs Field. Higdon decided to start the camp as it is utilized to develop exposure for areas that aren’t as popular when it comes to recruiting. The dates for the camp are February 17th and 18th. Higdon said two alumni from his camp recently signed D1 offers. One is heading to the University of South Florida and the other is heading to the University of Miami. If you would like to attend this camp check out the website at http://www.whonextwarriors.com. Higdon is a good man both on and off the field as he tries to make an impact whenever he has the opportunity.