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DONT'A HIGHTOWER RUMORS

Hightower ready for toe-to-toe with ex-mate Richardson

BY DAN BEGNOCHEComing from a powerhouse collegiate program such as the University of Alabama, New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower has a lot of ex-teammates that are currently on the opposing sideline come Sunday.Indianapolis Colts running back Trent Richardson is one such former roster mate."Looking forward to going up against Trent," Hightower said, via...
Via AFC East Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dont'a Hightower adjusts to NFL in second year

23-year-old Dont'a Hightower looks like he's adjusting to the league just fine a year after posting 60 tackles, 4 sacks, and 2 fumble recoveries in a rookie season where he battled a hamstring injury. It seems Hightower will start again alongside Jerod Mayo and Brandon Spikes and says he has high expectations heading into his sophomore season: “As long as I can stay healthy...
Via Patriots Life
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Dont'a Hightower highlights

I feel like Hightower has gotten a little bit overlooked because of Chandler Jones' great rookie year so far. Under the radar, the other first round pick is having quite a nice season as well.Perhaps most impressive is how Hightower slid right into a role as a starter. With Hightower, Mayo and Spikes the Patriots could have the best linebacker corps in the league in a few years...
Via Patriots Life
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots, First-Round Pick Dont'a Hightower Come to Terms on Deal

The Patriots appeared to have locked up their final rookie. ProFootballTalk.com reports that the Patriots have come to terms with first-round draft pick Dont'a Hightower, the last of their unsigned draft picks. The terms of the deal were not known at this point. New England drafted Hightower with their second of two first-round picks at this year's draft, taking the Alabama...
Via NESN.com
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots Mailbag: Dont'a Hightower Appears to Be Good Fit Outside in Patriots Defense

I already got sentimental Wednesday during my Two-Minute Drill, so I'll hold the sap for my final mailbag for NESN.com. Thanks to everyone for their questions, and if you've got more to ask, find me on Twitter. Who plays outside linebacker opposite Rob Ninkovich in the 3-4? --@animedpet, via Twitter It's a tough question to answer because it depends what the Patriots...
Via NESN.com
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots Mailbag: Dont'a Hightower Should Have Good Year as Patriots Use Draft to Improve Defense

FOXBORO, Mass. -- I've always loved the NFL draft. The buildup is exciting, and it's even more fun to watch as it plays out unpredictably. And while I think the Patriots had one of the best draft classes this year, there were a lot of teams that did well to improve last week. But as much as I love the draft, I can't say enough how excited I am that it's over because...
Via NESN.com
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Dont'a Hightower Bolsters Defense, Patriots Still Looking for Running Back Through Free Agency

The much anticipated NFL Draft has come and gone. Fans now have some new young players to look forward to in Dont'a Hightower and Chandler Jones, but did the Patriots address all of their needs? NESN.com's Jeff Howe took questions from fans on Twitter about the draft and the rest of the offseason. Follow the transcript below to read Jeff's answers and find out what else...
Via NESN.com
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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