2014: Started the first six games in his first true year as a Cougar before suffering an achilles injury that sidelined him for the remainder of the season ... registered three tackles in three different games (at BYU, UCF, at Memphis) ... notched his first career interception and returned it for 54 yards for a touchdown in a win at Memphis.
2013: Redshirted while sitting out a transfer season from Boise State.
At Boise State: Started 11 of 15 games for Boise State including the first seven at strong safety in 2012 and last four at cornerback in 2011... made 25 tackles, two tackles for a loss, one interception and four pass breakups as a freshman ... posted 31 tackles, two tackles of a loss and one pass break up in 2012.
High School: Two-year letterwinner at Loyola High School ... named Second Team All-Serra League as a senior... totaled 40 tackles, 18 pass break-ups two forced fumbles and an interception as a senior ... named Daily News All-Star ... recorded 50 tackles, 12 pass break-ups and four forced fumbles as a junior ... four-year letterwinner in track and field, finishing third in state in the long jump as a senior ... Honor Roll selection and a California Scholar and National Merit Achievement Scholar.
Personal: Majoring in psychology.
Lee Hightower's Career Bests
Tackles: 3, 3x, last at Memphis (2014)
Tackles for Loss: 0.5, at Memphis (2014)
Interceptions: 1, at Memphis (2014)