Khyri Thornton  

Height: 6-3   Weight: 315   Age: 29

Born: 11/21/1989 Panama City , FL

College: Southern Mississippi

Experience: Season









Draft 2014

Pick No.85

Selected By: Green Bay Packers

Round: 3

Pick (Overall): 21 (85)

Pick Analysis: Played defensive tackle and fullback as a Florida prep. Attended Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia for one year. Originally committed to South Florida but was denied entry to the school despite meeting NCAA qualifying requirements. Enrolled instead at Southern Mississippi, redshirting in 2009. Played all 13 games in 2010 and recorded 17 tackles, five tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks. In 2011, he appeared in 14 games, starting seven at defensive tackle, and tallied 24 tackles, nine tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks with one pass batted and one forced fumble. Was Southern Missí primary defensive tackle in 2012, playing in 12 games (11 starts) and totaling 36 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss and one sack with one pass batted, one interception and one forced fumble. Started 11 games in 2013 and had 39 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss and one-half sack. In the Golden Eagles' home finale Nov. 23 against Middle Tennessee, he suffered a deep bone bruise to his right leg that caused some internal bleeding and was not able to play the following week. Team captain.


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  1. 2014 Combine workout: Khyri Thornton

    Published: March 13, 2014 at 02:33 p.m.

    Watch Southern Mississippi defensive lineman Khyri Thornton work out at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine.

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