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Arizona Cardinals running back Tim Hightower (L) is forced out of bounds by Minnesota Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield (R) after Hightower picked up a first down during the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ December 14,2008. (UPI Photo/Art Foxall)
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Timothy Michael Hightower (born May 23, 1986 in Alexandria, Virginia) is an American football running back for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft out of the University of Richmond.

As a true freshman at the University of Richmond in 2004, Hightower played in all 11 games for the Spiders and carried the ball 58 times for 161 yards. He also made 19 receptions for 158 yards. In his sophomore year, Hightower played in 13 games and started nine, rushing 142 times for 777 yards and nine touchdowns and catching 21 passes for 163 yards. He finished third on the team in scoring with 54 total points on nine touchdowns.

Starting all 11 games as a junior, Hightower posted career-highs in carries (177), rushing yards (850), receptions (34), receiving yards (269) and touchdown catches (2). He scored seven touchdowns and was a Third-team All-Atlantic 10 selection. In his senior season, Hightower set school season-records with 1,924 yards and 20 touchdowns, carrying the ball 327 times (5.9 avg). His average of 137.43 yards per game rushing led the league and ranked sixth in the nation, earning him an All-Colonial Athletic Association first-team selection.

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