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Kenny Higgins     

Born: September 21, 1982
Hometown: Long Beach, CA
6' 1", 187
College: Toledo

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After a bye week, Rush says hello to playoffs again
Chicago Daily Herald

Injury-riddled Rush hopeful for postseason
Chicago Tribune

Rampage's Higgins catches on with CFL team
Kenny Higgins has found a job in the Canadian Football League.

Rampage's roster for 2009 season taking shape
A year ago, the Grand Rapids Rampage roster was a shambles.

Rampage report card: Final game of season
Here is my report card on the Grand Rapids Rampage's 81-55 loss to the San Jose SaberCats in the AFL American Conference championship game Saturday.

Rampage notes: Lineman's pick leads to TD
On the San Jose SaberCats' first play from scrimmage Saturday, San Jose quarterback Mark Grieb was intercepted by Grand Rapids Rampage defensive back Ahmad Hawkins.

SaberCats get chance to defend title
San Francisco Chronicle
Mark Grieb and the defending champion SaberCats are back in the Arena Bowl, and the Rampage's playoff run is over.

Naples' Saintil catches five TDs to lead San Jose back to Arena Bowl
Naples Daily News
Naples High graduate Cleannord Saintil and the San Jose Sabercats are going back to the Arena Bowl.

A rapid retreat from playoffs
Chicago Sun-Times
The Rush had allowed a league-low 47.8 points per game going into its playoff game Sunday at Allstate Arena. It took the Grand Rapids Rampage three games against the Rush to finally figure out how to break through that defense.

One and done for Rush
Chicago Daily Herald
The Rush came in bearing the slogan, "One's Not Enough," referencing its 2006 ArenaBowl title.The Grand Rapids Rampage, winners of the 2001 Bowl, arrived sans slogan. They'll have time to conjure something catchy following Sunday's 58-41 win.

Over and out, Rush
Chicago Tribune
Grand Rapids quarterback James MacPherson tripped over one of his offensive linemen and, while still sitting on the turf, heaved a pass from near midfield toward the end zone.

Mistakes lead to quick exit from AFL playoffs
Chicago Tribune
Arena Football League's top secondaries resulted in two first-quarter touchdowns for the league's No. 2 scoring offense.Grand Rapids quarterback James MacPherson tripped over one of his offensive linemen

Rampage upset top seed Rush in AFL Playoffs
Daily Herald
Russ Michna went 19-for-32 for 252 yards and five touchdowns with one interception for top-seeded Chicago, the Central Division champions.

Season Over
The National Sports Review
The Chicago Rush had their season ended at home Sunday by the Grand Rapids Rampage, 58-41. No matter how hard the Rush worked or how many injuries they had, the Rush lost because the Grand Rapids Rampage wanted this game on this day more.

Rush want to extend success against Grand Rapids in playoffs
Chicago Tribune
The Rush has defeated the Grand Rapids Rampage twice this season and will try to make it three in a row in its divisional-round game Sunday in the Arena Football League playoffs.

Dangerous foe lies in wait for Rush
Chicago Tribune
The Rush has defeated the Grand Rapids Rampage twice this season and will try to make it three in a row in its divisional-round game Sunday in the Arena Football League playoffs.

Former Falcons, Rockets seek arena football title
Toledo Blade
"[Arena football] is a totally different game," said Hefflin, who plays for the AFL's Cleveland Gladiators. "It's a smaller field, and that makes the game a lot faster. You have less time to react, and the ball gets to you quicker.

Ex-Mountain Lion helps end Rattlers' season
Tucson Citizen
the final minute to preserve a 48-41 victory against the Arizona Rattlers on Monday night in the wild-card round of the Arena Football League playoffs. ...

Rattlers come up short against Rampage
East Valley Tribune
The Rattlers finished the season 8-9. Thatís a big improvement over last yearís 4-12, but coach Kevin Guy vowed their season-ending three-game slide, with all of the losses coming at home, would spur a search for player upgrades.

Rampage WR Kenny Higgins named to All-AFL second team
Grand Rapids Rampage Press Release
The Grand Rapids Rampage continued to collect Arena Football League accolades today, as receiver Kenny Higgins (Long Beach, Calif.) was named to the All-AFL Second Team.

Rampage's Martin deserves recognition from AFL
It's unfortunate the Arena Football League doesn't put a high enough value on the importance of kick returners to recognize them for inclusion in the league's official postseason honor roll. If it did, Chris Martin might get a plaque.

Rampage don't crumble against Crush
Quarterback James MacPherson tossed a franchise-record 10 touchdown passes and the Rampage erupted for 37 points in the second quarter to pulverize the Colorado Crush 84-65 in front of a crowd of 7,766.

Rampage's mistakes pile up in loss to Blaze
In their most important matchup of the season, the Grand Rapids Rampage crashed and burned in a 63-56 loss to the Utah Blaze in an American Conference showdown Sunday afternoon at Van Andel Arena.

Utah Blaze: Team faces Rampage with playoffs in mind
Deseret News
The Utah Blaze, after a miserable start to the season, have won three of their last four games to move into playoff contention.

Rampage offense stalls in loss to Predators
The Grand Rapids Press -
Since shattering Arena Football League and team scoring records in Weeks 4 and 5, the high-powered Grand Rapids Rampage offense has all but disappeared in the first half of a pair of stunning defeats. It happened again Sunday.

Rampage report card: No bite in Big Apple

Rampage thumped by New York Dragons
The Grand Rapids Rampage tied another franchise scoring record Saturday night in a matchup against the New York Dragons.

Rampage pounded in New York
The Rampage entered the contest as the Arena Football League's highest-scoring team at 67.3 points per game, but tied a team record with a scoreless first half while suffering a 63-34 defeat to the Dragons at Nassau Coliseum.

Rampage get offensive in win: 92 points worth
In the aftermath of a disappointing 0-2 start, the Grand Rapids Rampage shattered the franchise record for points scored in a game in a staggering 92-52 victory Monday night against the Kansas City Brigade at the Sprint Center.

Receiver making own highlight reel for Rampage
In the second quarter of the season opener, Grand Rapids Rampage wide receiver Kenny Higgins lunged and made a spectacular one-handed catch of a deep sideline pass on fourth-and-4 that brought the crowd to its feet and resulted in an unforgettable "SportsCenter" moment.

Kicker Brian Gowins suffers concussion
The Grand Rapids Press -
The Rampage placekicker suffered a concussion while making a touchdown-saving tackle of San Jose SaberCats return man Trestin George at midfield in the fourth quarter.