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May 26, 2017

Forrest Hightower Joins the Green and Gold

The Edmonton Eskimos have signed international defensive back Forrest Hightower.

The five-foot-10, 186-pound native of Oakland, California spent the last two seasons (2015-16) with the Ottawa RedBlacks. He recorded 63 defensive tackles, one quarterback sack and two interceptions in 23 career games.

He made back-to-back Grey Cup appearances with Ottawa. During the 104th Grey Cup game, he recorded one defensive tackle and two interceptions to help the RedBlacks secure the championship.

Forrest Hightower
Defensive Back (International)
College: San Jose State
Born: March 15, 1992 – Oakland, CA
Height: 5.10
Weight: 186