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4 - Hunter Thornton
Hunter Thornton
Height: 5-9
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Germantown, Tenn.
High School: Briarcrest
Position: WR
Major: Neurobiology
House Affiliation: Quincy

At Harvard
2011:
Major H recipient.

2010: Appeared in the season-opener against Holy Cross.

2009: Appeared in two games, against brown and Lehigh, in earning a minor H.

2008:
Did not appear in a game.

Background
At Briarcrest HS: Letterwinner in football, track & field and wrestling ... Played numerous positions including defensive back, wide receiver, running back, long snapper and returner ... Wrestled at three different weight classes (140, 160, 171) ... Also played basketball as a freshman ... Captain of wrestling team as a senior and was a state finalist in duals ... Football team won state championship as a senior ... Was a four-time regional champion in the 4X800 Meter relay ... Awarded the Benji Francis Memorial Award for being the school's top Scholar-Athlete ... National Honor Society ... Key Club ... Member of Academic Team, winning the Alpha Kappa Tau Tournament ... Knowledge Bowl champion ... Honors Choir ... Senior Ambassador ... Three-time class president.

Personal
Son of Tracy and Chris ... Volunteers with Streets Ministries, S.O.S., Habitat for Humanity and foreign missions with church ... Aspires to be a neurosurgeon ... Numerous high school teammates have or are competing in the college ranks currently including Michael Oher (Baltimore Ravens), Greg Hardy, Preston Powers and Justin Sparks at Mississippi, Turner West and Brett Toney at Memphis, Taylor Sparks at Tennessee Tech, Bram Cannon at Tennessee, Brandon Jackson at Bowling Green, Chris Cambell at Southern Mississippi and Austin Long at Georgia.