The 21-year-old failed to break into the Tigers senior side in 2020 after a number of setbacks in his preseason.
“Jack Higgins, definitely gettable is the term we throw around at this time of the year, he has been told there’s a chance that he will be traded. He’s got one year to go (on his contract),” Sam Edmund said on Trade Radio.
“He’s one that would slot into that Carlton forward six really well,” Cooney said.
“I’d love to get Jack Higgins if I was a Carlton supporter. He’s a pressure player, kicks mercurial goals and just tackles and harasses and that’s what they need down there at the feet of those big boys.”