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  • Fri., Apr. 25, 2014 11:00AM - 12:30PM EDT Colts In Motion - Plainfield Elementary Schools Walkathon

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 10:00AM EDT Colts In Motion - Indy Mutt Strut

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Sun., Apr. 27, 2014 10:00AM - 5:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - WTHR Health & Fitness Expo

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Wed., Apr. 30, 2014 7:00PM - 8:30PM EDT Colts In Motion - Lakeview Ironman Tailgate Party

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Sat., May. 03, 2014 2:00PM - 4:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Orchard in Bloom

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Sun., May. 04, 2014 1:00PM - 3:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Indiana Deaf School PTCO Day

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Fri., May. 09, 2014 6:00PM - 9:00PM EDT Official Draft Party On Friday, May 9, fans can attend the team’s Official Drafty Day Party, sponsored in part by Bud Light and 1070 The Fan, to catch coverage of the draft at Colts Grille from 6-9 p.m.
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 10:00AM - 2:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Chase 500 Festival Kids' Day

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Tue., May. 13, 2014 6:30PM - 8:30PM EDT Colts In Motion - Messiah Lutheran Bible Study

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

  • Mon., May. 26, 2014 10:00AM - 12:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Stayin' Alive Family Fun Day

    Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long travelling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It is free of charge and sure to take your event to the next level. There is no better way to show your Colts pride than to feature Colts In Motion at your next event.

Players

Hugh Thornton
G #69
Height:
6-3
Weight:
334
Age:
22
College:
Illinois
Hometown:
Oberlin, OH
Experience:
R

Quick Stats (2013):

G
14
GS
12
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 14 12
2013 IND 14 12
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 OAK W 21-17
2 MIA L 20-24
3 @SF W 27-7
4 @JAC W 37-3
5 SEA W 34-28
6 @SD L 9-19
7 DEN W 39-33
9 @HOU W 27-24
10 STL L 8-38
11 @TEN W 30-27
12 @ARI L 11-40
13 TEN W 22-14
14 @CIN L 28-42
15 HOU W 25-3
16 @KC W 23-7
17 JAC W 30-10

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Selected by the Colts in the third round (86th Overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.

 

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played in the 2013 Senior Bowl.
  • An All-Big Ten second-team choice by the league’s coaches and an honorable mention selection by the media in 2012.
  • Played in 42 career games, making 35 starts at both guard and tackle.
  • Helped lead Illinois to back-to-back bowl victores in 2010 (Texas Bowl) and 2011 (Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl).
  • Helped pave the way for the Big Ten's top rushing offense in 2010 (241.1 ypg). The Illini broke school records for points in a season (423) and points per game (32.54) that year.

 

2012:

  • An All-Big Ten second-team choice by the league’s coaches and an honorable mention selection by the media in 2012.
  • Earned the Illinois Point Award as top offensive lineman at the annual postseason banquet.
  • Played in 11 games and made 10 starts at left tackle.
  • Recorded a tackle after an interception at Ohio State.
  • Recovered a fumble at Wisconsin.
  • Recorded a tackle after an Illini interception against Louisiana Tech.
  • Helped the Illini to 479 total yards and 365 passing yards in a 44-0 win over Charleston Southern.
  • Played every offensive snap in the season-opening win over Western Michigan.

 

2011:

  • Played in 11 games and started at guard in 10 games.
  • Helped the Illini to 308 rushing yards and 518 total yards against Indiana.
  • Paved the way for 473 total yards against Northwestern.
  • Helped Illinois to 296 rushing yards and 463 total yards against Western Michigan.
  • Paved the way for 364 yards rushing in the win against South Dakota State.
  • Helped the Illini to 473 total yards against Arkansas State.

 

2010:

  • Played in all 13 games, starting eight at guard.
  • Helped pave the way for the top rushing offense in the Big Ten and the 11th-best in the nation (246.1 ypg).
  • The Illini offense broke school records for points in a season (423) and points per game (32.5) in addition to producing the fourth-most total yards (5,162) and second-most rushing yards (3,199) in school history.
  • Aided the Illini offense in posting 533 yards of total offense in a Texas Bowl win over Baylor.
  • Helped the Illini tally 318 yards rushing at Fresno State.
  • Paved the way for 559 yards of total offense, including a season-high 519 rushing, in win over Northwestern.
  • Helped the Illinois offense record a season-high 561 yards of total offense, including 315 rushing, at Michigan.
  • Paved the way for 437 total yards, including 282 yards rushing, in a win at Penn State.
  • Aided the Illini offense in racking up 319 rushing yards in victory over Northern Illinois.

 

2009:

  • Started seven games at right tackle.
  • The Illini offense finished the year ranked 18th in the NCAA in rushing and second in the Big Ten.
  • Helped the Illini to 331 rushing yards and 548 total yards in the season finale against Fresno State.
  • Aided the Illini offense in racking up 476 yards of total offense and Juice Williams' 282-yard passing performance at No. 5 Cincinnati.
  • Helped block for the Illinois offense to record 250 yards passing and four offensive touchdowns in a win over Minnesota.
  • Helped lead Illinois to 500 yards of total offense and 377 yards rushing in a win over Michigan.
  • Started at Indiana, his first career game played, and helped the Illini offense log 443 yards of total offense.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Earned first-team all-state honors as well as first-team all-conference and all-county accolades at Oberlin (Ohio) High School.
  • Ranked as the No. 34 offensive tackle in the nation and No. 29 in the state of Ohio by Rivals.com.
  • Was named the Lorain County Lineman of the Year.
  • A one-time Idaho state heavyweight wrestling champion.
  • Ranked third in the state of Ohio in wrestling as a heavyweight.
  • Moved to Oberlin from Idaho for his senior year of high school.
  • Majored in sociology at Illinois.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Selected by the Colts in the third round (86th Overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.

 

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played in the 2013 Senior Bowl.
  • An All-Big Ten second-team choice by the league’s coaches and an honorable mention selection by the media in 2012.
  • Played in 42 career games, making 35 starts at both guard and tackle.
  • Helped lead Illinois to back-to-back bowl victores in 2010 (Texas Bowl) and 2011 (Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl).
  • Helped pave the way for the Big Ten's top rushing offense in 2010 (241.1 ypg). The Illini broke school records for points in a season (423) and points per game (32.54) that year.

 

2012:

  • An All-Big Ten second-team choice by the league’s coaches and an honorable mention selection by the media in 2012.
  • Earned the Illinois Point Award as top offensive lineman at the annual postseason banquet.
  • Played in 11 games and made 10 starts at left tackle.
  • Recorded a tackle after an interception at Ohio State.
  • Recovered a fumble at Wisconsin.
  • Recorded a tackle after an Illini interception against Louisiana Tech.
  • Helped the Illini to 479 total yards and 365 passing yards in a 44-0 win over Charleston Southern.
  • Played every offensive snap in the season-opening win over Western Michigan.

 

2011:

  • Played in 11 games and started at guard in 10 games.
  • Helped the Illini to 308 rushing yards and 518 total yards against Indiana.
  • Paved the way for 473 total yards against Northwestern.
  • Helped Illinois to 296 rushing yards and 463 total yards against Western Michigan.
  • Paved the way for 364 yards rushing in the win against South Dakota State.
  • Helped the Illini to 473 total yards against Arkansas State.

 

2010:

  • Played in all 13 games, starting eight at guard.
  • Helped pave the way for the top rushing offense in the Big Ten and the 11th-best in the nation (246.1 ypg).
  • The Illini offense broke school records for points in a season (423) and points per game (32.5) in addition to producing the fourth-most total yards (5,162) and second-most rushing yards (3,199) in school history.
  • Aided the Illini offense in posting 533 yards of total offense in a Texas Bowl win over Baylor.
  • Helped the Illini tally 318 yards rushing at Fresno State.
  • Paved the way for 559 yards of total offense, including a season-high 519 rushing, in win over Northwestern.
  • Helped the Illinois offense record a season-high 561 yards of total offense, including 315 rushing, at Michigan.
  • Paved the way for 437 total yards, including 282 yards rushing, in a win at Penn State.
  • Aided the Illini offense in racking up 319 rushing yards in victory over Northern Illinois.

 

2009:

  • Started seven games at right tackle.
  • The Illini offense finished the year ranked 18th in the NCAA in rushing and second in the Big Ten.
  • Helped the Illini to 331 rushing yards and 548 total yards in the season finale against Fresno State.
  • Aided the Illini offense in racking up 476 yards of total offense and Juice Williams' 282-yard passing performance at No. 5 Cincinnati.
  • Helped block for the Illinois offense to record 250 yards passing and four offensive touchdowns in a win over Minnesota.
  • Helped lead Illinois to 500 yards of total offense and 377 yards rushing in a win over Michigan.
  • Started at Indiana, his first career game played, and helped the Illini offense log 443 yards of total offense.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Earned first-team all-state honors as well as first-team all-conference and all-county accolades at Oberlin (Ohio) High School.
  • Ranked as the No. 34 offensive tackle in the nation and No. 29 in the state of Ohio by Rivals.com.
  • Was named the Lorain County Lineman of the Year.
  • A one-time Idaho state heavyweight wrestling champion.
  • Ranked third in the state of Ohio in wrestling as a heavyweight.
  • Moved to Oberlin from Idaho for his senior year of high school.
  • Majored in sociology at Illinois.