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Birmingham News Jan 24, 2016

NFL Playoffs: Dont'a Hightower to quarterback New England defense in another AFC title game

The New England Patriots and Denver Broncos square off for the second time in eight weeks on Sunday - this time with the AFC championship and a spot in Super Bowl 50 on the line.
Birmingham News Jan 20, 2016

Dont'a Hightower rated as NFL's best at 1 particular skill by football-grading web site

New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower is the best blitzer in the NFL in the judgment of Pro Football Focus, an NFL film-grading web site.
Birmingham News Jan 18, 2016

NFL Playoffs State Roundup: Dont'a Hightower, DeMarcus Ware make key recoveries in wins

Twenty players with football roots in the state of Alabama remain in the running for Super Bowl 50, including two linebackers dealing with knee injuries who came up with fumble recoveries that helped their teams advance in the NFL playoffs during the weekend.
Birmingham News Jan 16, 2016

NFL Playoffs: Michael Williams gets back to 'Alabama style' with New England Patriots

Back at tight end and playing for his college coach's old boss, Michael Williams feels at home with the New England Patriots.
Birmingham News Jan 16, 2016

NFL Playoffs: Dont'a Hightower hopes to make more big postseason plays for Patriots

When the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl last year, linebacker Dont'a Hightower made one of those plays that might have gone down among the key defensive stops in the 49-year history of the NFL's championship game. Cue the NFL Films' soundtrack as the highlights of the big game roll.

NCAA Player News

  • 3 Tyler Ulis

    Tyler Ulis

    No. 22 Kentucky has it easy against Georgia in an 82-48 rout

  • 3 Cam Newton

    Cam Newton

    Cam Newton's lost Super Bowl had to hurt Auburn fans, too

  • 2 Josh Hart

    Josh Hart

    Josh Hart joins the 1,000 Point Club

  • 1 Tyler Dorsey

    Tyler Dorsey

    Teammates believe Ducks' Tyler Dorsey will pull out of recent slump

  • 1 Samer Dhillon

    Samer Dhillon

    You Done Good, Dhillon