The University of Alabama has confirmed that Crimson Tide linebacker Dont’a Hightower will enter the NFL Draft.
Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick and running back Trent Richardson each declared for the NFL Draft on Thursday during an organized press conference.
Although Hightower was not present for the function, an Alabama spokesperson has confirmed Hightower’s intent to enter the draft.
-2008 Recruiting Class
-2008 Freshman All-American
-2009 SEC/National Champion, 2011 National Champion
-2011 Consensus All-American
-Fourth-year junior…led Alabama in tackles (85) during the ’11 season, including four sacks and one interception