Hugh Thornton (American football)

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Hugh Thornton
No. 69     Indianapolis Colts
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-06-28) June 28, 1991 (age 22)
Place of birth: Boise, Idaho
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)Weight: 334 lb (151 kg)
Career information
High school: Oberlin (OH)
College: Illinois
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 86
Debuted in 2013 for the Indianapolis Colts
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Games played14
Games started12
Stats at NFL.com
 
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Hugh Thornton
No. 69     Indianapolis Colts
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-06-28) June 28, 1991 (age 22)
Place of birth: Boise, Idaho
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)Weight: 334 lb (151 kg)
Career information
High school: Oberlin (OH)
College: Illinois
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 86
Debuted in 2013 for the Indianapolis Colts
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Games played14
Games started12
Stats at NFL.com

Hugh Thornton (born June 28, 1991) is an American football guard for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Illinois. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Thornton attended Oberlin High School in Oberlin, Ohio, and played for the Oberlin Phoenix high school football team.

College career[edit]

Thornton enrolled in the University of Illinois, where he played for the Illinois Fighting Illini football team from 2009 to 2012. Following his senior season in 2012, he was recognized as a second-team All-Big Ten Conference selection.

Professional career[edit]

The Indianapolis Colts chose Thornton in the third round, with the 86th overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft.

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