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Player Bio: Aaron Higginbotham :: Football

  Aaron Higginbotham
Aaron Higginbotham
Player Profile
RS Senior

Calimesa, Calif.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 295




Arizona: 2L... Expected to provide depth on the offensive line in 2002... Switched from offensive lineman to tight end following spring ball but returned to the offensive line at the start of fall camp... Played in the first five games of the year as a backup guard... Played in all 11 games, starting three times at left guard, during the 2000 season and proved to be a reliable sixth man on the offensive line... Worked at the guard position in 1999 as a reserve behind starter Marques McFadden and saw action in every game during the season... Gained valuable experience as a redshirt on the offensive line scout team in 1998... One of the top ’98 recruits to sign with Arizona at a position that the Wildcats needed considerable depth at the time... Visited campus on his own during 1998 spring ball...

High School: Yucaipa High School, Yucaipa, Calif., 1998... PrepStar All-America, SuperPrep No. 28 in the Far West and had four of 10 votes in the Long Beach Press-Telegram’s Best in the West poll... All-state honors by Cal-Hi Sports... Participated in the California-Texas Shrine All-Star Classic... Widely recruited toward the end of his senior season, with offers from three other Pac-10 schools, among others... Three letters in football for coach Jim Taylor, plus one in both wrestling and track and field... Team wrestling captain as a junior... League wrestling champion at 275 class his junior year... Academic letterwinner...