Wes Horton

Wes Horton is a defensive end for the Carolina Panthers. He played college football at the University of Southern California (USC) and is the brother of former Toronto Argonauts linebacker Shane Horton. In 2013, Horton signed with the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent.  He was born and raised in Chatsworth, California and attended Notre Dame High School. His father is Michael Horton, former UCLA offensive lineman who played nine years as a backup on various NFL, CFL and USFL teams before becoming nationally known as “Gemini”, one of the original American Gladiators (1989–1992). His mother, Julie, played tennis at South Alabama. His brother, Shane, was a linebacker at USC (2009-11) who transferred to Troy after playing at UNLV in 2007. His sister, Taylor, was on Fresno State’s women’s volleyball team in 2009 and 2010.

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