(born May 23
in Alexandria, Virginia
) is an American football running back
for the Arizona Cardinals
of the National Football League
. In college
, he played for the University of Richmond Spiders
and was drafted in the 5th round of the 2008 NFL Draft
by the Cardinals with the 149th overall pick.
Tim Hightower is the only Cardinals rookie running back ever to have scored a touchdown in each of his first two games with the franchise.
In five games with the Cardinals, Hightower has 36 carries with 110 yards with 5 touchdowns, two in Week 5 versus the Buffalo Bills. He also has 10 receptions for 92 yards.