Mike Thornton
96 Mike Thornton
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stone Mountain, GA

High School:
Stephenson

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 290

Position:
N

Birthdate:
01/01/1992

Experience:
1VL

Career Highs: 3 tackles at No. 8 Clemson in 2013
*1 sack at No. 8 Clemson in 2013

2013: Appeared in 11 games and had five tackles ... Recorded career-high three tackles, including a sack, at No. 8 Clemson ... Recipient of the Mr. & Mrs. John F. McMullan Football Scholarship.

2012: Appeared in 14 games ... Recipient of the Mr. & Mrs. John F. McMullan Football Scholarship.

2011: Appeared in seven games recording two tackles ... Recipient of the Mr. & Mrs. John F. McMullan Football Scholarship.

2010: Redshirted as a member of the scout team ... Recipient of the John A. Addison Family Football Scholarship ... Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for summer semester.

High School: Stephenson, coached by Ronald Gartrell ... 2009 PrepStar All-American ... SuperPrep All-America and All-Dixie teams ... 2009 Atlanta Journal Constitution Top 50, Class AAAAA All-State First Team ... 2009 Defensive MVP of UGA Nike Camp ... Rivals.com four-star prospect, #15 DT nationally, #145 overall nationally, #10 overall in Georgia ... Scout.com four-star prospect, #16 DT nationally, #175 overall nationally, #58 overall in the South ... Dawg Post #13 overall in Georgia ... ESPNU.com #18 DT nationally ... Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 ... As a senior tallied 78 total tackles including 13 for loss and 6 sacks, named Touchdown Club of Atlanta Lineman of the Week for Week 3, led Stephenson Jaguars to a 11-1 record ... As a junior recorded 95 total tackles including 15 for loss and 2.5 sacks.

Personal: MICHAEL THORNTON ... Born Jan. 1, 1992 ... Major: Communication Studies.

Defensive
Year G/GS Solo Asst. Total Sacks TFL FF FR PBU Int. QBP
2011 7/0 1 1 2 0.5/1 0.0/0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 14/0 0 0 0 0.0/0 0.0/0 0 0 0 0 1
2013 10/0 2 3 5 0.0/0 1.0/1 0 0 0 0 0
Total 31/0 3 4 7 0.5/1 1.0/1 0 0 0 0 1
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