University of Miami Athletics
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Brian Hightower

position

Wide Receiver

Height

6-3

Weight

210 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Leimert Park, Calif.

High School

IMG Academy

2018 (True Freshman): Saw action in 10 games in regular season and made two starts…Finished with four catches for 60 yards and one touchdown…Had four tackles on special teams…Caught first touchdown pass of career in debut vs. LSU (Sept. 2), hauling in 32-yard pass in end zone for first career catch…Had one 8-yard reception at Toledo (Sept. 15)…Caught 13-yard pass in win over North Carolina (Sept. 27)…Had 7-yard catch in come-from-behind win vs. Florida State (Oct. 6)…Saw action in games versus Boston College (Oct. 26) and Duke (Nov. 3)…Played in wins over Virginia Tech (Nov. 17) and Pittsburgh (Nov. 24).

High School: Consensus four-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com…Listed as 36th-best wide receiver and 32nd-best prospect in state of Florida by 247Sports.com…Ranked among top 300 recruits by ESPN.com…Participated in The Opening in summer of 2017…Selected to 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio…As senior at IMG, led team with 35 catches for 445 yards and five touchdowns…Posted breakout sophomore season at Calabasas High School (Calif.) in 2015, as he caught 71 passes for 1,344 yards and 14 touchdowns before transferring to IMG Academy in 2016…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Clemson and USC, among others.