Tuesday, November 6, 2012

KU Alumni: A Look Back at Justin Thornton's Career

Thornton began the first seven sport final season at adrift safety and the final five at corner. He led the Jayhawks with 11 exceeds breached up. He also was fifth on the team with 63 tackles, recording a season-high nine tackles at South Florida. Thornton’s career high in tackles also was his sophomore season as shortly as he had 16 against Missouri. He was appealed whether that proved to be his favorite game in his KU career. “It comes plug with the Orange Bowl, with the plain observation I’m from Missouri. There were several emotions in the game,” said Thornton, whoever has been shifted rear to safety for his final season. “I invariably play with emotion. The Orange Bowl is more important because we obtained the win (against Virginia Tech his sophomore season). Sixteen tackles in a loss definitely hurts. The Orange Bowl is my majority important memory.”