Chris Highland
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Chris Highland

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Normal, Ill.

High School:
Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 225

Position:
LS

Experience:
3L

02/12/2014

Redbird Football Program Sets Team GPA Record

The mark bested the team's previous high GPA of 2.717 set during the Spring 2013 semester.

12/18/2013

Highland, Underwood Land On Sports Network All-America Team

The post-season honor is the first for Highland and second this year for Underwood.

11/09/2013

Redbirds Suffer 28-10 Loss at No. 1 North Dakota State

Illinois State will wrap up the regular season next Saturday at Southern Illinois looking to secure its fifth-straight winning season.

08/28/2013

Redbirds Set to Open 2013 Season at Ball State on ESPN3

The game will be the 17th in the series between the two schools.

07/16/2013

Steele Names Three Redbirds Preseason All-Americans

Underwood, Neukirch and Highland named preseason all-Americans once again.

10/20/2012

MSU vs. ISU 10/20/12

10/20/12

2013: Second-Team FCS All-America Team selection by The Sports Network at longsnapper ... played in all 11 games and was not credited with a bad snap all season ... also added a tackle and recovered a fumble at North Dakota State.

2012: Saw action in all 13 games as the team's primary longsnapper ... was not credited with a bad snap all season ... recorded first career tackle against Missouri State.

2011: Played in two games as the team's backup longsnapper.

2010: Redshirted.

Bloomington Central Catholic HS: Four-year letterwinner for head coach Bobby Moews ... was the team's starting center and longsnapper and was named the team's lineman of the year ... all-conference honorable mention selection as a senior ... recorded six special teams tackles and recovered two fumbles ... also started at center and served as the team's longsnapper as a junior when it won the state championship ... was the team's longsnapper as a sophomore when BCC was the state runner-up ... also a standout baseball player ... named an all-conference honorable mention selection as a pitcher as a senior.

Personal: Born January 4, 1992, in Normal, Ill. ... son of Dan and Pam Highland ... has two sisters, Danielle and Kelli ... father, Dan, serves as a member of the bench crew at football and men's and women's basketball games at ISU... uncle, Tim, played baseball at Olivet Nazarene ... plans to major in broadcast journalism.

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