Southern Miss football scrimmaged for the second time this spring.
Spring Football Game
2014 (Freshman): Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.
High School: Lettered at Fort Loramie High School in Fort Loramie, Ohio ... Helped the Redskins as a freshman, sophomore, junior and senior ... Tabbed First Team All-State as a senior and Second Team All-State as a junior ... Named First Team All-District, All-Area and All-Region as a junior and senior ... Tallied over 4,400 yards on the ground in career, including 1,400 as a junior and 1,900 as a senior ... Scored 58 touchdowns in prep career, highlighted by a career best 30 as a senior ... Also a member of the track and field team, earning All-District and Team MVP accolades.
Personal: Full name is Dennis Delaunte' Thornton ... Son of Shalon and Dennis Thornton ... Has an older sister, Desha, and a younger brother, DuVaul ... Cousin, Michael Johnson, played football at Mississippi College ... Born on Oct. 11, 1995 in Medina, Ohio ... Majoring in biology.
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