#20 Derrick Hightower
Hometown: Belton, Mo.
Major: Office information systems
Played in six of 15 games … credited with a tackle vs. Fort Hays State (10/18) and a pass break up against Southwest Baptist (9/6)
Belton High School
2006 All-Suburban Mid-6 Second Team running back ... Missouri Football Coaches Association Class 5 First Team on defense ... two-time all-conference defensive back ... all-state first team kick and punt returner ... team captain ... member of 2005 district championship team
Son of Willie and Leola Hightower ... born April 19, 1989