Rugby Analyst

Brian Hightower makes his Olympic debut as a rugby analyst for NBC Sports Group at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Former USA Sevens captain and USA Rugby World Cup participant, Hightower is currently an analyst and commentator for NBC Sports Group and Pac 12 Networks, calling various rugby games.

In addition to his broadcast work, Hightower is a freelance journalist and feature writer, providing event based coverage, editorial content and in-depth features for sports publications and websites.

A 1992 graduate of the College of William & Mary, Hightower currently resides in Carbondale, Colo.