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