A promising third-year player who has seen limited action on the defensive line ... one of a number of young linebacker/defensive ends who will get a shot at playing time in 2007 ... scheduled to sit out the spring of 2007 to concentrate on academics.
as a Redshirt Freshman (2006): Played in eight games, including one start, at defensive end ... (vs. PU in the Champs Sports Bowl) ... matched a career-high with two tackles, both solo ... tallied his first career sack ... (vs. BC) ... played but did not record any stats ... (vs. Miami) ... matched a career-high with two tackles (one solo) ... (vs. GT) ... earned his first career start at defensive end ... (vs. FIU) ... posted a career-high tying two tackles, one solo, and a half-TFL, the first of his career ... (vs. MT) ... posted a career-high two solo tackles and a quarterback hurry ... (vs. W&M) ... recorded one tackle ... brought down Elijah Brooks for the final play of the first half.
as a Freshman (2005): Redshirt season ... named defensive scout team Player of the Week for his work in the week of practice leading up to the Clemson game.
at Groves High School: A four-year starter who played tight end his first two years before spending his final two as an offensive tackle and defensive end ... finished his senior season with 67 tackles (29 solo) and 5.5 sacks ... recorded a career-high 16.5 sacks as a junior while blocking four punts ... named Region 3 AAAAA co-defensive player of the year as a senior ... an All-Coastal Empire first team selection by the Savannah Morning News as a junior and senior ... an All-Southeast region pick by PrepStar ... first team all-region as a junior ... helped lead his school to its first playoff appearance in 29 years his junior season ... team also appeared in the playoffs his senior year ... a four-year letterwinner in basketball (forward/center) and baseball (right field) ... recruited by Georgia Tech, Auburn, UCF and Louisville ... coached by Karl DeMasi.
Personal: Born Oct. 8, 1986 ... parents are Archie and Terri Heggs ... first name is pronounced buhr-AHD ... enrolled in the College of Letters and Sciences.
Heggs' Career Statistics
Defense G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sacks FC FR PBU Int. 2006 8-1 7 2 9 1.5-8 1.0-6 0 0 0 0-0 Career 8-1 7 2 9 1.5-\8 1.0-6 0 0 0 0-0