AMES – Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell announced today the addition of transfer wide receiver Jayden Higgins.
Higgins, a 6-4, 215-pound playmaking receiver from Eastern Kentucky, joins the Cyclones as a junior after compiling 87 receptions for 1,151 yards and 13 touchdown receptions in two seasons for the Colonels.
The South Miami, Florida, native, had a breakout sophomore season in 2022, catching 58 balls for 757 yards and 10 touchdowns. The 10 receiving touchdowns tied for 15th nationally in FCS as EKU finished 7-5 and ranked third nationally in passing offense.
Higgins had three multi-TD games and two 100-yard receiving games as a sophomore.
He earned All-Atlantic Sun Second-Team honors from Phil Steele.