March 31, 2009

Georgia defensive tackle has NC State offer

NC State has been a bit selective early on in offering defensive tackles, but one name on the board is Mike Thornton, a 6-foot-2, 280-pounder from Stephenson High in Stone Mountain, Ga.

Thornton, who reportedly runs the 40-yard dash in 4.8 seconds, made 95 tackles and four sacks as a junior. That has helped him land five offers already. South Carolina was the first. Since then Auburn, Miami, NC State and Louisiana Tech offered.


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