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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTVR) – The Washington Redskins announced the team was bringing back former University of Richmond Spider Tim Hightower.

The team announced the news via Twitter on Monday morning:

https://twitter.com/#!/Redskins/status/202021269418409984

Hightower “broke” the news on his own Twitter feed Sunday night:

https://twitter.com/#!/Tim_Hightower/status/201835994398474243

Hightower’s 2011 season ended early after the running back suffered a torn ACL.