At every level of the game, Ethan Horton has played a different position and excelled. Starting as a quarterback in high school, he transitioned into a running back at North Carolina where he played his entire collegiate career. It was there where he had one of the most productive seasons in North Carolina history, earning 1st team All-ACC honors and was named the Conference Player of the Year.
His stellar senior season with the Tar Heels paved a path to the NFL when the Kansas City Chiefs took him 15th overall in the 1985 draft. After starting as a running back in the league, he was switched over to Tight End as a member of the Raiders and Redskins. It was at this position where he earned Pro Bowl honors in 1991. Horton finished his NFL career with 212 recptions for 2,360 yards and 17 touchdowns.
Recently named to the All-ACC Legends team, Horton is now a member of the FBU coaching staff, using his experiences and skills to teach the offensive athletes what it takes in order to be the best players they can be.
|FBU Running Back Coach|
|College: North Carolina
Drafted: 1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15
Kansas City Chiefs (1985)
Los Angeles Rams (1987, 1989-93)
Washington Redskins (1994)
1st Team All-ACC