Posts Tagged ‘Don’ta Hightower’

Film Room: Alabama vs LSU (BCS Championship)

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012
Dont'a Hightower NFL Draft

Dont'a Hightower may have solidified a 1st-round draft grade on a lot of draft boards with an impressive showing in the BCS Championship. (Photo: Icon SMI)

In an exception defensive display, the Alabama Crimson Tide demolished the LSU Tigers in the BCS Championship game – shutting out their opponents 21-0 in dominating fashion.

Here are how the 2012 NFL Draft prospects performed during the game.

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BCS Championship Preview: Alabama vs LSU

Saturday, January 7th, 2012
Dont'a Hightower LSU Alabama

There will be hitting.

We’ve seen these two teams before (Film Room Report), but the big stage should really help separate the wheat from the chaff.

Here are the 2012 NFL Draft prospects that we’ll be watching in the BCS Championship game between Alabama and LSU.

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Dont’a Hightower Scouting Report

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

QB / RB / WR / TE / OT / OG / OC / DT / DE / OLB / ILB / CB / SS

Dont'a  Hightower NFL Draft

Dont’a Hightower, LB, Alabama
Height: 6’4″
Weight: 255
Grade: 6.9I (Grading Scale)

Film Room Notes: vs Arkansas, vs LSU

Strengths: Incredible athlete, speed, size and strength are all there – Moves very well laterally in the box – Excellent instincts lead him to the ball very quickly – Reads and reacts with speed – Drops into coverage well, sees routes as they happen in zone – Delivers hits with the best of them – Can shed blocks inside and make the tackle – Dynamic pass-rusher when asked to play on the edge – Best fit as a 3-4 SOLB, but can play 4-3 SLB, 3-4 ILB and even rush as a 4-3 DE in sub-packages.

Weaknesses: Not going to excel in man coverage, some stiffness in the hips – Durability is a concern – Will occasionally be over-aggressive – Not a sideline to sideline guy.

Last Updated: October 5th, 2011







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