Dan’ta Hightower’s Injury Means Opportunity for Others

Posted by Walter Kirkwood on September-27-2009 Add Comments

Alabama starting middle linebacker Dan’ta Hightower and Rolando McLain formed possibly the best one two punch in the country, but sadly that all came to an end on the Bryant Denny Turf in a game against Arkansas. 

Hightower went down after a helmet to the knee that resulted in season ending surgery. The game against Arkansas was a thrilling victory on the field but felt like a crushing loss to the fans.  Some will speculate that the door may have closed on Alabama’s national title hopes as well. 

Anyone who suggests that Alabama can just absorb this loss without missing a beat is simply wrong.  Dan’ta Hightower was a special player; not only was he an outstandi...

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