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David Thornton News & Bio


Name:David Thornton
Hometown:Goldsboro, NC
High School:Goldsboro
Born:November 1, 1978 (41)
Height/Weight:6-2, 228
Position:Linebacker
Notes:Football

Thornton Named Community Man of the Year
The Titans announced Monday that linebacker David Thornton has been named the 2008 Titans Walter Payton Man of the Year Award winner. Thornton has been...

NFL Update: Week 10
Julius Peppers recorded three sacks and forced two fumbles in a 17-6 win over the Oakland Raiders Sunday. David Thornton and Alge Crumpler continue to...

NFL Update: Week 9
In his second week in the NFL, Connor Barth continued to perform well converting two field goal attempts in a 30-27 overtime loss to Tampa...

Titans linebackers are 'Tobacco Road' backers
Tennessee Titans outside linebacker David Thornton is a seventh-year veteran from UNC, while middle linebacker Ryan Fowler is in his fifth year after playing his...

Thornton redefines rules for linebackers
After forcing a fumble two weeks ago in Houston, Titans linebacker David Thornton stopped to check on an injured Texan lying on the turf. "Whoa,"...

Titans LB David Thornton charters bus to bring family in to watch him play
David Thornton knows how to celebrate a birthday. The Tennessee Titans linebacker turned 29 Thursday, but the real party starts Saturday when the bus Thornton...

Time For Thornton
As David Thornton begins his second year with the Titans, the expectations are growing on what he can produce on the field. His effectiveness on...

Thornton nominated for community outreach award
Designed to honor an NFL player who has exemplified outstanding service to their community, the Byron “Whizzer” White Award was named after NFL Hall of...

Back together again - Colts' Thornton, Steelers' Warren meet Sunday
David Thornton and Greg Warren are just two of six former University of North Carolina players who will be on the field on Sunday in...

Nine Former Tar Heels Alive In The NFL Playoffs
Although the college football season has ended, several Tar Heel gridiron standouts are still in action. Nine former North Carolina football players are participating in...


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