Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

Dont'a Hightower

Position: OLB

Size: 6-2, 265 pounds

Draft: New England Patriots 2012 (Round: 1 / Pick: 25)

College: Alabama

Birthdate: 03/12/1990

Standard Stats

YearTeamPosGGSTotal TklTklAstSacksIntIntTDPDFFFRFumTDPenPenYd
2013NEOLB16149755421.0003000115
2012NEOLB14136043174.0003000320

Advanced Stats

YearTeamPosPlaysStopsDftsYd/PlayRankStop RateRankAdj Pct Tm TotalRankRun/Pass Ratio
2013NEOLB984695.16347%7911%521.6
2012NEOLB6132124.64752%699%701.1

Advanced Stats vs Pass

All Pass PlaysReceptions Only
YearTeamPosPlaysStopsDftsYd/PlayRankStop RateRankPct TmTklStopsStop Rate
2013NEOLB381576.54539%629%34.011.032%
2012NEOLB291665.53055%247%22.09.041%

Advanced Stats vs Run

YearTeamPosPlaysStopsDftsYd/PlayRankStop RateRankPct Tm
2013NEOLB603124.28052%8252%
2012NEOLB321663.75650%8650%

Charting Stats

AdjustedNon-Adjusted
YearTeamPosHitsHurTgtsTgt%RankAvg DistYACRankSuc%RankPaYdRankSuc%PaYd
2013NEOLB411499.7%277.24.54355%276.53457%6.0
2012NEOLB65296.6%546.23.72554%276.94258%6.4

Penalties

YearTeamPosGGSPenPenYd
2013NEOLB1614115
2012NEOLB1413320

Similarity Scores

Most Similar Players for 2013
RankPlayerYearSim
1Leroy Hill2006904
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Most Similar Players for 2012-2013
RankPlayerYearSim
1Leroy Hill2005-2006859
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(Donta Hightower)