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Outside Linebacker
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 226lbs.
Class: Sophomore
City/State: Killeen, Texas
High School: Shoemaker HS
Major: Sport Administration
Experience: 1 Letter


Enters this year with the Tigers and he goes into 2018 ready to make an impact at outside linebacker … Possesses tremendous quickness and toughness … Started final two games of the 2017 season.

Played six games and started the final two games at outside linebacker … Finished the season with 10 tackles … Recorded a season-high three tackles against Texas A&M and in the Citrus Bowl against Notre Dame … Also finished with two tackles against Tennessee and one tackle against both BYU and Chattanooga.

Redshirted as a true freshman in 2016.

Outstanding linebacker prospect who possesses tremendous strength and quickness ... Rated as the nation's 61st-best overall prospect by ESPN ... Four-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 weak side defensive end prospect and rated as the 31st-best player in the state of Texas for the class of 2016 ... 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 only 15 points a game in 2015 ... Had 57 tackles and 10 sacks in 2015 ... Recorded 61 tackles, 22.5 tackles for loss and five sacks as a junior ... 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 ... Majoring in sport administration.

Tackles: 3 vs. Texas A&M, Nov 25, 2017 (0-3)
Tackles for loss: 0.5, Two times (Last: Texas A&M, Nov 25, 2017; First: at Tennessee, Nov 18, 2017)

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