2015: Played in a career-high 12 games this season ... Played on special teams and saw action at cornerback ... A former walk-on, he received a scholarship in the spring ... Recorded eight tackles on the year.
2014: Saw action in one contest on the season ... Made one tackle against Marshall.
2013: Played in one game ... Saw action in the win over Howard.
2012: Appeared in two games on the year ... Played in contests against Hampton and Campbell.
PERSONAL: Born May 14, 1993 ... Son of June Renee Wilson and Adolphe Thornton ... Has one sister, Mikayla ... Majoring in biology.