Dont'a Hightower
#54 - LB
Status Off season
Ht/Wt 6’3’’, 260 lbs
Experience 8 years
Debut Sep 9, 2012
Born Mar 12, 1990 (31 yrs) Lewisburg, Tennessee
Hometown Lewisburg, Tennessee
Drafted Drafted by New England in 2012 (1/25).
College Alabama
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Dont'a Hightower
Leader
STAT RANK
2021 Season Stats
GP
Games Played
GS
Games Started
Comb
Total Tackles
Solo
Unassisted tackles
Asst
Assisted Tackles
Sck
Total sacks
Sck Yds
Total sacks yards
Int
Interceptions
Int Yds
Interceptions Yards
Int Lg
Longest interception return
Int TD
Inteceptions returned for touchdowns
FF
Forced Fumbles
FR
Fumble Recoveries
Def TD
Misc Defensive Touchdowns
Ytd 15 15 64 39 25 1.5 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs 1 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Game Log
Date Week Team Opp GP
Games Played
GS
Games Started
Comb
Total Tackles
Solo
Unassisted tackles
Asst
Assisted Tackles
Sck
Total sacks
Sck Yds
Total sacks yards
Int
Interceptions
Int Yds
Interceptions Yards
Int Lg
Longest interception return
Int TD
Inteceptions returned for touchdowns
FF
Forced Fumbles
FR
Fumble Recoveries
Def TD
Misc Defensive Touchdowns
Status
2022-01-15 19 1 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
2022-01-09 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 not active
2022-01-02 17 1 1 2 2 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
2021-12-26 16 1 1 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
2021-12-18 15 1 1 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Transactions & Injuries
Date Description
2020-08-02 Placed on the reserve/voluntary opt-out list by the New England Patriots.
2017-11-07 Torn pectoral muscle, injured reserve.
2017-10-27 Shoulder injury, out.
2017-09-15 Knee injury, out.
2017-03-15 Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New England Patriots to a four-year contract.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NFL Super Bowl Super Bowl 2018 (LIII - New England), 2016 (LI - New England), 2014 (XLIX - New England)
NFL Named to play in Pro Bowl Named to play in Pro Bowl 2019, 2016