Shane Horton

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Shane Horton
No. --     Free Agent
Date of birth (1988-07-25) July 25, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Los Angeles, California
Career information
Status Active
CFL status International
Position(s) LB
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg)
College USC
High school Notre Dame
Career history
As player
20132014 Toronto Argonauts
2015 Edmonton Eskimos*

Shane Horton (born July 25, 1988) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at USC. His brother is Wes Horton, defensive end for the Carolina Panthers.

Early years[edit]

He attended Notre Dame High School in California.[1] In the 2006 high school season, He was to the All-CIF Pac-5 Division first team and was selected to the Los Angeles Daily News All-Area first team.[1] He also was named to the Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West and the Cal-Hi Sports All-State third team.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

On December 19, 2012, He signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League as an undrafted free agent.[2]

On October 3, 2014, Horton was released by the Argonauts.[3]


Shane's father is Michael (Myke) Horton, former UCLA offensive lineman who played nine years as a backup on various NFL, CFL and USFL teams before becoming nationally known as "Gemini", one of the original American Gladiators (1989–1992).[4][5]


  1. ^ a b c "USC Profile". 
  2. ^ "Argonauts release veteran safety Boulay, sign two others". Retrieved December 19, 2012. 
  3. ^ "2014 TRANSACTIONS". Retrieved October 4, 2014. 
  4. ^ Eric Sondheimer, Signs Are Good for These Sons of `Gemini', Los Angeles Times, October 6, 2006, accessed June 21, 2015.
  5. ^ David Newton, Meet Wes Horton, son of a TV 'gladiator',, September 19, 2014, accessed June 21, 2015.

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