AUSTIN — Bowie High School receiver Elijah Higgins signed with Stanford Wednesday afternoon.

"I am very excited," said Higgins. "Very excited to go out to California and experience and do big things."

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Higgins made his announcement on Twitter Monday night, picking Stanford over Florida and Texas.


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"It was a big surprise," said Higgins. "I've been constantly thinking about it for three months. I weighed my options and picked what's best for me."

The four-star recruit was a great baseball and basketball player as a kid but football leads him to Stanford.

"Football came later in life," he says. "I love doing what I do."