Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
#5 - Jeff Horton
2005-06 Football
POS.
RB
HT.
6'2"
WT.
185
YR.
Jr.
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.

2005-06 Football
1 Steve OgdenWR
2 Mike MontgomeryDB
2x Kyle HimmelwrightWR
3 Joe BlahowiczWR/P
4 James ReitzWR
5 Jeff HortonRB
6 Eric HillmannWR/P
7 Scott DettmanQB
8 Jeff HallWR
9 Charlie ThompsonDB
10 Warren ArnoldQB
11 Zack DennyQB
11x Trevor JaskiwWR
12 Dustin ShamburgWR
13 Anthony MasonDB
13x Nicholas HentonWR
13xx Brad SmejaDB
14 Ryan DoerfflerQB
15 Phil BelkoDB
16 John SchaekelDB
17 Michael AllenDB
18 Andrew McCawleyK
18x C.J. OddoWR
19 Reggie HicksDB
19x Danny EngelhardtRB
20 Mozale McHenryRB
21 Matt WatkinsDB
22 Andrew AkinpeluDB
22x Otis Hosley, Jr.DB
23 James StokesRB
24 Kevin FolkRB
25 Josh Regent-SmithRB
26 Vince FasoRB
27 Jon SchwoeglerWR
28 Mike JonesDB
28x Bill BurgettWR
29 Josh SawickiRB
29x John CoffeyWR
30 Kris SerraRB
30x Matt KlettiK/P
31 Seung Hwan RoDB
31x Phil LorensonDB
32 Sal WashingtonRB
33 James GregaitDB
34 Jason GrunewaldDB
35 Ryan KoepkeLB
36 Andy JacksonLB
37 Sean DillonLB
38 Phil WenzellS
38x Eric HerskovitzLB
39 Dave DanielsLB
40 Joel BennettRB
40x Mark KentTE
41 Josh BintzlerDB
42 Kyle KaterLB
43 Kevin GrimoldbyRB
44 Josh ScheidlerDB
44x Wesley KoskoLB
45 Rob ClarkFB
46 Jordan AllodiLB
47 Matt ManclLB
48 Brandon SturmanLB
49 Bryan KuehnLB
50 Jimmy RikerDL
51 Brett BarryC
51x Zach VeretteLB
52 Travis PetersonLB
53 Kyle HeeterOL
53x Cory JohnsonLB
54 Jeff PrangeLB
54x Cam CulverLB
55 Dominick BellotteLB
55x Zac GriffinLB
56 Steven HladyC
57 Andrew MackDL
58 Ryan PalonkaOL
59 Jesse VeenendaalOL
60 Mike DoodyOL
61 Brett MaynardDL
62 Dan SchmidtkeOL
63 Bill PetersonDL
64 Kris LiederDL
65 Brad SchaumOL
66 Erik LindamoodOL
67 Adam GregaitOL
67x Alex EricksenLB
68 Mike SchillingOL
69 Tristan ManvillaDL
70 Nate CornellDL
71 Tanner RippenDL
72 Noah SchroederDL
73 Matt HoffmannOL
74 John QueramOL
75 Tim KratzOL
76 Carl SimienOL
77 Justin WilerOL
78 Omar AlexanderDL
79 Ryan KozeyOL
80 Wade OvertonWR
81 Brandon BogenschutzTE
82 Pete KaramitosTE
83 Ben FaulknerWR
84 Gentry MillerWR
86 Scott SchulzWR
85 Pat RohdeDL
87 James CantrellWR
88 Lucas SnyderWR
88x Bret JaskiwWR
89 Matt DorowWR
90 John MedinaTE
91 Tom OswaldTE
92 Xavier FreemanDL
93 David WrightDL
94 Jake JenrichDL
95 Seungyeup RoDL
96 Pat RyanLB
97 Doug HowardDL
98 Thomas WalzDL
99 Don BrownDL
Stan Retew
Charlie Boston
Kyle Padgett
Matt VanDaele
Andy Horne
Bill Marshall
Chuck Ehret
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