The Saints are signing CFL DB Forrest Hightower to a future/reserve contract on Wednesday, according to Farhan Lalji. Hightower reported receives a signing bonus as part of his agreement with the Saints.
Nick Underhill reports that the Saints also signed CFL LB Adam Bighill to a futures deal.
New Orleans has now signed 10 players to futures deals including:
- TE Garrett Griffin (NFLTR)
- G John Fullington
- QB Garrett Grayson
- DT Ashaad Mabry
- TE Jake Stoneburner
- WR Jordan Williams
- DT Justin Zimmer
- DE Royce LaFrance
- DB Forrest Hightower
- LB Adam Bighill
Hightower, 24, wound up going undrafted out of San Jose State back in 2015. He later signed on with the Ottawa Redblacks and has spent two years with the team, recording 73 tackles, one sack and two pass defenses over the course of 23 games.
During his college career, Hightower totaled 125 tackles, one sack, three interceptions and six pass defenses over the course of four seasons.