Running back who played for four NFL teams from 1988-1995, most notably the Miami Dolphins.
He played college football at the University of Kentucky, where he was so successful that he was inducted into the school's Hall of Fame in 2005.
He peaked in the early 90s, leading the Dolphins in rushing from 1991-1993.
His brother, Kenny Higgs, played basketball in the NBA.
He became the second Dolphins player - after Larry Csonka - to lead the team in rushing in three consecutive seasons.