Jason Horton
Jason Horton


Bolingbrook, Ill.

High School:
Neuqua Valley

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185




Illinois State Closes Out 2013 on the Road Against Southern Illinois

A win would secure ISU's fifth-consecutive winning season under head coach Brock Spack.

2006: Participated in all 13 games ... caught a career-best 500 yards ranking third on the team ... had a career-high 120 yards receiving against Southern Illinois ... also caught a touchdown pass in that game ... hauled in a TD catch against Eastern Illinois ... served as the primary punt returner ... returned 16 punts for 104 yards ... also returned 13 kickoffs for 292 yards ... caught three passes for 42 yards in the playoff win at Eastern Illinois.

2005: Played in all 11 games and caught at least one pass in 10 ... set career highs in catches and yards against Western Illinois ... caught a career-high two touchdown passes against Drake ... was the team's primary kick and punt returner ... returned a 51-yard punt against Murray State.

2004: The first two catches of his collegiate career went for touchdowns ... ranked second on the team in receiving touchdowns ... led the team with 17.6 yards per catch ... played in nine games with nine starts ... missed two games with a hamstring and shoulder injury.

2003: Redshirted.

Neuqua Valley HS: Naperville Sun and Daily Herald all-area ... All-Upstate 8 conference pick ... all-state honorable mention ... named special teams MVP (junior year) and best wide receiver ... four-time player of the week ... in 10 games, rushed for 105 yards, two touchdowns and had 35 receptions for 659 yards and five touchdowns ... eight kick returns for 478 yards and four touchdowns ... averaged 47.8 yards per game on kick returns, with longest run at 97 yards ... 1,242 all-purpose yards, a 124.2 average per game ... team finished 6-4 senior year, the best finish in school history ... won Upstate 8 conference and participated in the playoffs for the first time in school history ... in seven games as a junior, rushed for five yards and tallied 289 receiving yards ... coached by Bryan Wells.

Data: Born 11-2-84 in Chicago, Ill. ... son of Neil and Regina Horton ... major: general student.