Players

Lee Hightower
DB #39
Height:
6-2
Weight:
200
College:
Houston
Hometown:
Inglewood, CA
Experience:
1

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Waived by the Colts on September 2, 2017.
  • Signed by the Colts to a reserve/future contract on January 12, 2017.
  • Released from the Washington Redskins practice squad on December 13, 2016.
  • Signed by the Redskins to the practice squad on November 8, 2016.
  • Released by the Colts from the practice squad on October 18, 2016.
  • Signed by the Colts to the practice squad on October 4, 2016.
  • Released by the Colts from the practice squad on September 27, 2016.
  • Signed by the Colts to the practice squad on September 14, 2016.
  • Released by the Colts from the practice squad on September 9, 2016.
  • Signed by the Colts to the practice squad on September 4, 2016.
  • Waived by the Colts on September 3, 2016.
  • Signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent on August 2, 2016.

 

COLLEGE:

  • Played in 20 games (seven starts) in two seasons (2014-15) at the University of Houston and finished with 65 tackles (40 solo), 0.5 tackles for loss, two interceptions, five passes defensed and one forced fumble.
  • In 2015, started 11-of-14 games for the Cougars and compiled 53 tackles (34 solo), one interception, two passes defensed and one forced fumble.
  • Started the first six games of the 2014 season and recorded 12 tackles (six solo), 0.5 tackles for loss, one interception and three passes defensed before suffering a season-ending injury.
  • In 2013, redshirted after transferring from Boise State, where he started 11-of-15 games for the Broncos from 2011-12 and registered 56 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss, one interception and five passes defensed.
  • Started all seven games he appeared in as a sophomore in 2012 and collected 31 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss and one pass defensed.
  • As a freshman in 2011, he saw action in eight games (four starts) and posted 25 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, one interception and four passes defensed.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Loyola High School in Los Angeles and was a two-year letterwinner and Second Team All-Serra League choice as a senior.
  • Totaled 40 tackles, 18 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one interception as a senior en route to being named a Daily News All-Star.
  • Was a four-year letterwinner in track and field, finishing third in the state in the long jump as a senior.
  • Was an honor roll selection, a California Scholar and a National Merit Achievement Scholar.
  • A native of Inglewood, Calif.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Waived by the Colts on September 2, 2017.
  • Signed by the Colts to a reserve/future contract on January 12, 2017.
  • Released from the Washington Redskins practice squad on December 13, 2016.
  • Signed by the Redskins to the practice squad on November 8, 2016.
  • Released by the Colts from the practice squad on October 18, 2016.
  • Signed by the Colts to the practice squad on October 4, 2016.
  • Released by the Colts from the practice squad on September 27, 2016.
  • Signed by the Colts to the practice squad on September 14, 2016.
  • Released by the Colts from the practice squad on September 9, 2016.
  • Signed by the Colts to the practice squad on September 4, 2016.
  • Waived by the Colts on September 3, 2016.
  • Signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent on August 2, 2016.

 

COLLEGE:

  • Played in 20 games (seven starts) in two seasons (2014-15) at the University of Houston and finished with 65 tackles (40 solo), 0.5 tackles for loss, two interceptions, five passes defensed and one forced fumble.
  • In 2015, started 11-of-14 games for the Cougars and compiled 53 tackles (34 solo), one interception, two passes defensed and one forced fumble.
  • Started the first six games of the 2014 season and recorded 12 tackles (six solo), 0.5 tackles for loss, one interception and three passes defensed before suffering a season-ending injury.
  • In 2013, redshirted after transferring from Boise State, where he started 11-of-15 games for the Broncos from 2011-12 and registered 56 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss, one interception and five passes defensed.
  • Started all seven games he appeared in as a sophomore in 2012 and collected 31 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss and one pass defensed.
  • As a freshman in 2011, he saw action in eight games (four starts) and posted 25 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, one interception and four passes defensed.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Loyola High School in Los Angeles and was a two-year letterwinner and Second Team All-Serra League choice as a senior.
  • Totaled 40 tackles, 18 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one interception as a senior en route to being named a Daily News All-Star.
  • Was a four-year letterwinner in track and field, finishing third in the state in the long jump as a senior.
  • Was an honor roll selection, a California Scholar and a National Merit Achievement Scholar.
  • A native of Inglewood, Calif.