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#34 - Jeff Horton
2003-04 Football
POS.
RB
HT.
6-1
WT.
185
YR.
Fr.
HOMETOWN
Saint Louis, Mo.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Lutheran North
Jeff Horton

Valpo's career rushing leader with 2,429 yards entering the 2007 season.

2006: Started first two games before being sidelined with an injury and granted a redshirt season ... averaged 130.5 yards per game rushing ... carried 20 times for 169 yards and four touchdowns at Wisconsin Lutheran ... returned five kickoffs including a long of 43 against Trinity International ... named team's Special Teams Player of the Week against Trinity International.

2005: A First Team All-Pioneer Football League North selection ... named to Don Hansen's Football Gazette NCAA 1-AA Mid-Major All-America Team ... started all 11 games at running back ... set school single season records with 257 carries and 1,358 yards ... turned in the two best rushing games in school history ... set single game record with 253 yards at Wisconsin Lutheran ... carried for 227 yards against Drake ... had three 200-yard rushing games ... set a single-game record with 41 carries at Butler ... led Valpo with 13 touchdowns, 10 on the ground ... had 331 total yards at Butler ... second in the PFL and ninth in NCAA I-AA averaging 123.5 yards per game rushing ... sixth in the nation and led the PFL with 163.4 all-purpose yards ... second on the team with 38 receptions ... finished fourth in the PFL in scoring averaging 7.1 points per game ... returned nine punts ... named Offensive Player of the Week following the Wisconsin Lutheran and San Diego games ... named team's Offensive Player of the Year.

2004: Led Valpo in rushing with 803 yards on 126 carries (6.4 yards per carry) ... ranked sixth in the Pioneer Football League with 73.0 ypg ... finished seventh in the PFL in all-purpose yardage (92.5 ypg) ... had four rushing touchdowns ... made 16 receptions for 214 yards and one touchdown ... named Offensive Player of the Week following the Jacksonville game ... named to PFL Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2003: Returned three kickoffs for 53 yards ... rushed three times for seven yards.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Crusaders ... set school's single season rushing record with 2,131 yards ... a First Team All-State selection at both running back and corner back ... named All-Metro All-Purpose Player of the Year in 2003.

Personal: Jeff is the son of George and Carol Horton ... major is physical education ... born January 24, 1985.

2003-04 Football
1 Brandon ShreveWR
2 Alex MorrisonRB
3 Jake BurkartFS
4 Joe MilazzoQB
5 Ryan BarnoWR
6 Kevin KnutsonWR
7 David MacchiQB
9 Matthew Van DaeleRB
10 Anthony FreitagLB
11 Elliott PowellDB
12 Dustin ShamburgQB/P
13 Brad SmejaDB
14 Ryan DoerfflerQB
15 James ThomsonQB
16 John SchaekelDB
17 Michael AllenDB
18 Adam OasCB
19 Andrew GolitkoQB
20 Steven GageFB
21 Nicholas HaasLB
22 Michael MrozDB
23 Kevin SchaekelDB
24 Chris DanielsDB
25 Matt MarkowskiDB
26 Joel CyrierRB
27 Mark DuncanRB
28 Mike JonesDB
29 Kevin FolkRB
30 Mike MontgomeryDB
31 Ambrose BrownDB
32 Nick ReidRB
33 Lawrence CanadaLB
34 Jeff HortonRB
36 Charlie ThompsonQB
37 Brad KrutsingerDB
39 Kevin GrimoldbyRB
40 Jeffrey VlkDB
41 Devin WhitneyDB
42 Tom StaffordQB
43 Ben FaulknerWR
44 Wesley KoskoFB
45 Rob ClarkFB
46 Andrew CritchellLB
47 John TsahasSS
48 Brandon SturmanLB
49 Patrick CashWR
50 Jimmy RikerDE
51 Kirk JossLB
52 Maxwell PrangeLB
53 Chad BolandDE
54 Kris LiederLB
55 Sean HeiligDL
56 Steven HladyC
57 Michael SchnoorLB
58 Ryan PalonkaOL
59 Ted SollerDL
60 Ryan KruegerLB
61 Kevin RiveraLB
62 Terrance McBrydeLB
63 Ross ConnorDL
64 Joseph RuaneOL
65 Joshua WheltonOL
66 Bill MarshallDL
67 Adam GregaitOL
68 Mike SchillingOL
69 Nate FittererK
70 Nathan WagnerOL
71 Kyle PadgettOL
72 Jay AdamsDB
73 Matt HoffmannDL
74 Casey LosinieckiOL
75 Jeremy CummingsDL
76 Paul MontgomeryOL
77 Ian AndersonOL
78 Christopher TurnblomOL
79 Travis DavisDL
80 Steven JoyceK
81 Kenny KeilTE
82 Andrew McCawleyK/P
83 William MarshallTE
84 Tom SchmidtTE
85 Pat RohdeTE
86 Jason MoranWR
87 James CantrellWR
88 Jake FeitTE/LS
89 Rob GiancolaWR
90 Nick HausmannDE
91 Ryan BatemanP/PK
92 Xavier FreemanDE
94 Brandon BogenschutzTE
95 Seungyeup RoDT
96 Matthew CollettDL
97 Erik LynchTE
98 Bradford RileyDL
99 Jason BrunelliDL
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler