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Birmingham News Jun 30, 2015

Hometown, 'Orange Is the New Black' recognize Dont'a Hightower

New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower made a key defensive play in the Super Bowl to cap the NFL's 2014 season, and it seems as though he's been a high-profile player ever since. The Netflix comedy "Orange Is the New Black" dropped his name in a recent episode, and on Independence Day, his hometown of Lewisburg, Tenn., will name a street in honor of the former Alabama All-American.

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