May 7, 2007

TN defender picks up Tide offer

The Tide staff has hit the road hard since the May evaluation period began and it is paying off. Just this past week Don'ta Hightower from Lewisburg, Tenn., picked up an Alabama offer after receiving a visit from Tide head coach Nick Saban to watch his practice. Alabama became the 2nd SEC offer for the 6-foot-3, 248-pounder, and the Tide quickly moved among his top choices.

At this point in the recruiting process Alabama seems in good shape for Hightower but the Tide will have competition. He is also interested in Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Louisville and LSU.

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