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#5 - Jeff Horton
2004-05 Football
POS.
RB
HT.
6-1
WT.
181
YR.
So.
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.

2004-05 Football
1 Steve OgdenWR
2 Alex MorrisonRB
3 Charlie ThompsonDB
4 Joe MilazzoQB
5 Jeff HortonRB
6 Kevin KnutsonWR
7 Angelo MirandoQB
8 Patrick CashWR
9 Matthew Van DaeleRB
10 Tyler KramerQB
11 Elliott PowellDB
12 Dustin ShamburgQB/P
13 Brad SmejaDB
14 Ryan DoerfflerQB
15 DeMarquis BattleDB
16 John SchaekelDB
17 Michael AllenDB
18 Andrew McCawleyK/P
19 Reggie HicksDB
20 Nick ReidRB
21 Nicholas HaasLB
22 Michael MrozDB
23 Seung Hwan RoDB
24 Chris DanielsDB
25 Matt MarkowskiDB
26 Joel CyrierRB
27 Mark DuncanRB
28 Mike JonesDB
29 Kevin FolkRB
30 Mike MontgomeryDB
31 Dan MillerRB
32 Sal WashingtonRB
33 James GregaitDB
34 Jason GrunewaldDB
35 Channing HindelWR
36 Travis DavisLB
37 Stephen LyonsWR
38 Carl BurnsideS
39 Matt WatkinsDB
40 Garrett KramerFB
41 Terrance McBrydeLB
42 Kyle KaterLB
43 Kevin GrimoldbyRB
44 Wesley KoskoFB
45 Rob ClarkFB
46 Andrew CritchellLB
47 Matt DorowWR/TE
48 Brandon SturmanLB
49 Ben FaulknerWR
50 Jimmy RikerDE
51 Sean DillonLB
52 Josh Regent-SmithLB
53 Ryan AliffLB
54 Jeff PrangeLB
56 Steven HladyC
57 Michael SchnoorLB
58 Ryan PalonkaOL
59 Ted SollerDL
60 Evan SchlegelmilchOL
61 Brett MaynardDL
62 Brian WalshOL
63 Ross ConnorDL
65 Brad SchaumOL
66 Bill MarshallDL
68 Mike SchillingOL
69 John SchuetzK
70 Nathan WagnerOL
71 Kyle PadgettOL
72 Noah SchroederDL
73 Matt HoffmannOL
74 Casey LosinieckiOL
75 Ed TeareDL
76 Carl SimienOL
77 Justin WilerOL/DL
78 Matt ManclLB
79 Ryan KoepkeLB
80 Jeff HallWR
81 Kenny KeilTE
82 Joe BlahowiczWR/P
83 Wade OvertonWR
84 Tom SchmidtTE
85 Jason RamsdallWR
86 Erik LynchTE
87 James CantrellWR
88 Jake FeitTE/LS
89 Rob GiancolaWR
90 Josh LittleTE
91 Michael HerbertDL
92 Xavier FreemanDE
93 David WrightDL
94 Brandon BogenschutzTE
95 Seungyeup RoDT
96 Pete KaramitosDE
97 Doug HowardWR
98 Bradford RileyDL
99 Chris SimaDL
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