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Thorton Adds Size, Strength In The Middle

Thorton Adds Size, Strength In The Middle

Southern Miss Coach Ellis Johnson will need several positions to step up this season in order to continue the recent success. The defensive line comes in to this season having to replace several starters from a year ago, but the good news is talent still abounds. Khyri Thornton talked with at USM media day about the expectations for the defensive line.

There has never been a doubt about Khyri Thornton's talent. The Eagles have waited for the big man to reach his potential for several years now, and this year the wait appears to be over. Thornton has a new attitude and even looks physically different as well. "I had a great off-season, and I got a lot of extra work in the summer this season because I know how much I'll be counted on," he said... Recommended Stories

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