Lee Hightower


    Inglewood, Calif.

    High School:
    Loyola HS

    Last College:
    Boise State

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 200


    Lee  Hightower


    [GAME NOTES] Houston vs. Temple

    Saturday, Dec. 5 - 11 am CT - TDECU Stadium


    [GAME NOTES] Houston vs. Navy

    Friday, Nov. 27 - 11 a.m. CT - TDECU Stadium


    [GAME NOTES] Houston at UConn

    Saturday, Nov. 21 - 2:30 pm CT on ESPNU


    [GAME NOTES] Houston vs. Memphis

    Saturday, Nov. 14 - 6 pm - TDECU Stadium


    [GAME NOTES] Houston vs. Cincinnati

    Saturday, Nov. 7 - 2:30 p.m. - TDECU Stadium


    No. 17 Houston vs. No. 20 Temple

    Check out the photo gallery from the Houston football AAC Championship game against Temple.

    • The College Gridiron Showcase & Symposium Invitee

    Appeared in 13 games while making starts in the final 11 games of the season...Collected five tackles in the teams win over Temple in the American Championship game...Totaled five tackles in win over Navy...Had seven tackles in win over Memphis...Tallied four tackles, a PBU and a QBH in win over Cincinnati...Had one tackle and contributed to the shutout win over Vanderbilt...Had three tackles in win at UCF...Tallied a pass breakup in win at Tulane...Had a fumble recovery, four tackles and a QBH in win over SMU...Totaled six tackles and an interception in win at Tulsa...Notched six tackles in win over Texas State...Recorded a tackle in his first game back after suffering a season-ending Achilles injury in 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: 7, Memphis (2015)
    Tackles for Loss: 0.5, at Memphis (2014)
    Interceptions: 1, twice, last at Tulsa (2015)
    Fumbles Recovered: 1, SMU (2015)
    QBH: 1, twice, last vs. Cincinnati (2015)
    PBU: 1, twice, last vs. Cincinnati (2015)


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