Wes Horton   #50 DE

Height: 6-5   Weight: 265   Age: 29

Born: 12/17/1989 Los Angeles , CA

College: USC

Experience: 7th season

High School: Notre Dame HS [Los Angeles, CA]









Draft 2013

Pick Analysis: Wes? father, Myke, played offensive tackle at UCLA and was drafted by the New England Patriots in 1975 before suiting up for the USFL franchises in Washington and Memphis, as well as the CFL?s Calgary Stampeders. But those of a certain age might remember Myke best as "Gemini," one of the original members of the television show "American Gladiators" ?- one of the precursors to the reality TV craze.

Wes was an All-American at Sherman Oaks? Notre Dame High School before going to USC. As a redshirt freshman, he started the season?s first nine contests and played in all 13 games, making 23 tackles, 1.5 for loss and one sack. Horton was off to a hot start in 2010 before a back bruise cost him three games; he had three of his season total of four sacks in the opening month of the year (he finished with six starts, 10 games played, 29 tackles, 5.5 for loss). He then shared starting duties on the left side of the line with fellow junior Devon Kennard in 2011, beginning seven games and playing in all 12 (22 tackles, 4.5 for loss, four sacks). As a senior, Horton totaled 43 tackles (6.5 for loss) and 5.5 sacks. He was listed as an All-Pac 12 Honorable Mention.