Don Highsmith
No. 32     
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1948-03-12) March 12, 1948 (age 72)
Place of birth: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Career information
College: Michigan State
NFL Draft: 1970 / Round: 13 / Pick: 336
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Oakland Raiders ( 1970)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Rushing attempts-yards     94-327
Receptions-yards     12-143
Touchdowns     2
Stats at

Donald Cornelius Highsmith (born March 12, 1948) is a former professional American football running back in the National Football League. He played four seasons for the Green Bay Packers and the Oakland Raiders.

He went on to play for the Charlotte Hornets in the WFL and led the team in rushing. He was an all star. He went to Michigan State on a Track and Field Scholarship although he was an outstanding running back for New Brunswick High School in his hometown of New Brunswick, New Jersey.[1]


  1. Don Highsmith, Accessed June 28, 2019. "Born: March 12, 1948 (Age: 71-108d) in New Brunswick, NJ... High School: New Brunswick (NJ)"

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