Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#46 Donald Horton
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 275
Year: Junior
Hometown: DeSoto, Texas
High School: DeSoto HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Arizona: 3L... Horton brings' 30-games experience up front in the middle of things to UA's defense... Expected to contend for a starting role in 2009... Started last six games of 2008, finishing with 21 tackles... Could factor at tackle and end... Had four tackles for loss, a sack and two fumble recoveries... Season-high three tackles in BYU, USC and New Mexico games... Coaches' award for co-defensive player of the week against California with two hits, both for losses... As a sophomore he played in nine games, although missed three of the last four with injury... Finished with six tackles....Three tackles against New Mexico `07... In 2006 he suffered a shoulder injury at mid year, missed the last four games of the season, had surgery after the year... Was a top reserve inside in 2006... Started the Stephen F. Austin game... Had two tackles in the BYU game and two against Washington, with one against USC... Forced a fumble against SFA... Redshirted the 2005 season on scout teams... In the Mike Stoops program's first full-year recruiting class signed in February '05...

High School: DeSoto, Texas, High, 2005... Houston Chronicle state top 100... PrepStar All-Midlands honors... SuperPrep All-Southwest and its No. 52 prospect in region... Coaches' 2004 All-District 7-5A as a defensive tackle... first-team all-state... ... Rivals top 20 Texas prospect... Max Emfinger Recruiting national top 30 strong end prospect with 4.5 stars... Emfinger Texas Top 150 Playmaker at No. 47... DeSoto finished 9-2 and rated No. 37 by Texas HS Football... Played in the Coca-Cola All-Star game for the East Team in January at the University of Texas... Most Valuable Lineman by DeSoto Eagle... Three-year football letterman and lettered in track as a freshman, winning district discus event... 2004 football captain...

Personal: May graduate with degree in family studies and human development... Son of Donald and Gwendolyn Horton of DeSoto... Mother attended El Centro College and is a homemaker, father is a National Education Center graduate and a member of the U.S. Postal Service... Received high school art honors... Worked in Wee Care summer and after-school camps... Relatives George Miller and Pat Taylor played football at Nebraska and Baylor... Likes drawing, cooking and fishing... Full name Donald Ray Horton Jr... Date of birth: October 8, 1986, in Dallas, same date and place as fellow UA defender Corey Hall...

Career Totals
Year	G-GS	UT	AT	TT	Other
2006	8-1	4	1	5	FF
2007	9-0	1	5	6	1-2 TFL
2008	13-6	13	8	21	4-14 TFL, 1 Sk, 2 FR
Total	30-7	18	14	32	5-16 TFL, Sk, 2 FR, FF