2013 NFL Draft Interview: USC DE Wes Horton

Defensive End Wes Horton experienced USC with Pete Carroll at the height of his powers to being ineligible and having to bounce back from NCAA sanctions he had no role in acquiring.  He's kept a positive attitude through all of it and looks to find more success in the postseason in the NFL.  He discusses his time at USC, his athletic family, his development, and what he offers...
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April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Shrine Practice: Horton focused on details

Many talented athletes from across the nation have been hard at work this week practicing for the East-West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg, Florida. USC defensive lineman Wes Horton came all the way across the country to work on his game and hope to impress the scouts and coaches watching. He talks about his week in Florida and more right here.
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January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Shrine Game: West Practice Notes for Wednesday

A productive day to evaluates the offensive and defensive linemen, as well as focus on the receiver/defensive battles that were the focal point of practice. Khalid Wooten, Caleb Schrebeis, and Keith Pough really impressed, while Blaize Foltz disappointed, and Tanner Hawkinson and Wes Horton intrigued. Quarterbacks -Tried not to focus on the quarterbacks too much...
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Shrine Game: West Practice Notes for Tuesday

First off, I’ll just say that combining the fact that it was an “uppers only” practice and I got the chance to meet up and talk with Steve Muench of Scouts Inc for a long while, my West notes today are lacking more than expected. However, Keenan Davis impressed, two smaller school receiver struggled, Terry Hawthorne and Zeke Motta flashed, an update on Manase Foketi, and...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Shrine Game Preview: West Defense

The final of our Shrine Game previews, the West defense features some of the most intriguing prospects in the entire event as well as plenty of defensive line and cornerback depth, two positions that always are the focus of NFL teams. Travis Johnson won’t be under-rated for long after this week, Keith Pough will work to take his FCS production to the next level, fellow FCS...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Defensive line gets back to work...

USC senior defensive end Wes Horton spoke with FOX Sports NEXT immediately after the Trojans' 38-17 win over Arizona State. Horton says it was great to get the win but now the Trojans must "get after it" at practice as they prepare for UCLA.
Via usc.scout.com
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: USC vs. Utah Scouting Preview

In a Friday night Pac-12 match-up, this USC vs. Utah battle features the best quarterback in college football (at least for the time being), an elite interior line match-up, and a handful of playmakers on both sides of the ball. Read over the scouting reports for the best players for both teams to see who you should be watching in this 9:00 EST game on ESPN. Matt Barkley, QB...
Via Optimum Scouting
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Trojans' DE Wilson out for the season

LOS ANGELES --- USC freshman defensive end DeVante Wilson will miss the entire 2012 season after tearing his ACL during practice on Tuesday, head coach Lane Kiffin announced. The news comes on a day in which defensive ends Wes Horton and J.R. Tavai didn't practice with an undisclosed injuries, Greg Townsend continued to walk around with a boot on his right foot, and Devon Kennard...
Via Fox Sports West
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Kennard confirms muscle tear; no timetable set

LOS ANGELES --- USC defensive end Devon Kennard confirmed through his Twitter account a torn pectoral muscle Friday morning. Kennard reportedly tore the muscle during weight training on Thursday. He was not at the players only workouts on Friday but was seen walking around campus in a sling. The expected timetable for a torn pectoral is generally 2-3 months and the injury could...
Via Fox Sports West
July 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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