Counting down the days until Bama's first game. We will be using great bama players' numbers, and a few surprises along the way!
Thursday, August 4, 2011
#30 Dont'a Hightower
30 more days!
Dont'a Hightower could be Bama's best defensive player this year.
Dont'a Hightower returns for his fourth season in Tuscaloosa after bypassing the NFL Draft for another season at the helm of the Tide defense in 2011 ... emerged as one of the stars of the 2008 freshman class, but a knee injury in the fourth game of the 2009 season ended his sophomore campaign ... granted a medical redshirt after knee injury in 2009 will be a junior in 2011 ... a physically imposing linebacker with great speed and a nose for the football ... has made 29 starts at linebacker while playing in 31 games ... has 149 career tackles with 10.0 tackles for loss, one sack and 17 quarterback hurries