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Luke Higgins
Born (1921-05-03)May 3, 1921
Edgewater, New Jersey
Died October 11, 1991(1991-10-11) (aged 70)
Largo, Florida

Luke Martin Higgins (May 3, 1921 – October 11, 1991) was an American football who played one season with the Baltimore Colts of the All-America Football Conference.[1] He was drafted by the Cleveland Rams in the 23rd round of the 1945 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Notre Dame and attended Cliffside Park High School in Cliffside Park, New Jersey.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Higgins was selected by the Cleveland Rams with the 235th pick in the 1945 NFL Draft.[3]

Baltimore ColtsEdit

Higgins played in eleven games for the Baltimore Colts in 1947.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Higgins served in the United States Military during World War II and was awarded a Purple Heart.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1999 - 1990 Pro Football Necrology List". oldestlivingprofootball.com. Archived from the original on October 4, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151004161904/http://www.oldestlivingprofootball.com/19991990necrology.htm. Retrieved October 4, 2015. 
  2. "LUKE HIGGINS". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on September 9, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150909221737/http://www.profootballarchives.com/higg01200.html. Retrieved October 4, 2015. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Luke Higgins". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/H/HiggLu20.htm. Retrieved October 4, 2015. 
  4. Somogyi, Lou (May 24, 2014). "God, Country, Notre Dame". notredame.247sports.com. Archived from the original on October 4, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151004162220/http://notredame.247sports.com/Article/God-Country-Notre-Dame-28796001. Retrieved October 4, 2015. 

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