Thornton Signs With VCSU

Austyn is pictured with his parents Gina and Jarin Thornton (front), VCSU Coach McCulloch (back left) and VCHS Coach Roehrich (back right)

Austyn Thornton, Hi-Liner senior linebacker, will continue his football career at VCSU, recently putting his signature on a letter of intent to play football next year.

Austyn, a 3-year starter for VCHS, played Strong Safety, Wide Receiver, and Kicker.

In his career, he had 98 tackles and 2 interceptions. Austyn also kicked two 35-yard field goals during his senior year, hit two 35 yard field goals and was 15 for 15 in extra points. Along with eight receptions for 104 yards.

Austyn was awarded Heart/Grit, a Longevity, All-Region, Top Special Teams, Hi-Liner of the Year awards at their year-end awards banquet.

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