|High School:||Shoemaker HS|
Outstanding linebacker prospect who possesses tremendous strength and quickness … Rated as the nation's 61st-best overall prospect by ESPN … 4-star rating from ESPN, Scout, and 247sports … Ranked No. 195 by 247sports and No. 259 by Scout … Invited to the Under Armour All-American Game … Listed as the nation's 13th-best weakside defensive end prospect and rated as the 31st-best player in the state of Texas for the 2016 class … Helped team to a 9-3 overall mark as a senior and the school's first-ever playoff victory … Key contributor on a Shoemaker High defense that allowed just 15 points a game in 2015 … Had 57 tackles and 10 sacks in 2015 … As a junior, recorded 61 tackles, 22.5 tackles for loss and five sacks … Named District 12-6A Defensive Player of the Year in 2015 … Named 2015 Killeen Daily Herald All-Area Most Valuable Player … Coached by Channon Hall.
Parents are Danielle and Rahssan Thornton Sr. … Born Nov. 17, 1997 … Currently undecided on a major.