Two-time member of Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2009 (Sophomore): Played in one game as sophomore offensive lineman in 2009... Named to fall 2009 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Saw action in win over Northwestern State in third game.
2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in four games as reserve offensive lineman during redshirt freshman season... Saw first career action in second game, win over Northwestern State... Also played in win over Washington State in third game... Came off bench in sixth game, win over Iowa State... Played fourth game in win over Texas A&M.
2007 (True Freshman): Elected to take redshirt year as true freshman... Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Pearce High School, Richardson, Texas... Rated No. 69 on Dallas Morning News Area Top 100 list... Third commitment in Baylor's 2007 recruiting class... Earned honorable mention Class 4A all-state honors from both The Associated Press and Texas Sports Writers Association... TexasPrepXta.com first-team Class 4A All-DFW area selection... Garnered first-team District 10-4A honors as senior... Started for Mustangs as junior when they went 7-3 in Class 5A... Texas Scholar... Service Learning Award... Coached by Bobby Reyes at District 10-4A school.
Personal: Son of Mark and Marilyn Hightower, Hunter Alan Hightower was born Oct. 20, 1988, in Dallas, Texas... Mother, Marilyn Hightower, is Baylor graduate who taught 13 years at Baylor School of Nursing in Dallas... Likes to hunt... Majoring in speech communications.