Nov. 17, 2012 - Homer Bryce Stadium
SFA 34, Northwestern State 17
2013 (Junior): Started all 12 games on the defensive line for SFA ... Finished the year with 46 tackles, including 19 unassisted tackles, 9.0 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks ... Set a season-high in both total tackles (nine) and solo tackles (seven) with a pair of tackles for loss and a sack at Lamar ... Finished with seven tackles (three solo), a pair of tackles for loss and a sack at Northwestern State ... Credited with six assisted tackles against McMurry ... Posted five tackles (two solo) with a pair of tackles for loss and a sack in the upset victory over second-ranked Montana State ... Notched five assisted tackles with a tackle for loss and half a sack against Prairie View A&M ... Notched a fumble recovery against Nicholls State.
2012 (Sophomore): First-team All-Southland Conference selection ... Finished seventh in the conference, tied for team-high honors with 11.5 tackles for losses ... Finished second in the conference with 7.5 sacks ... Also recorded 31 tackles, forced two fumbles, recovered two fumbles and broke up a pass ... Recorded a season-high six tackles, including two for losses, and 1.5 sacks against Southwestern Oklahoma ... Had three tackles, and two for losses, against nationally ranked Montana State ... Two of his three tackles against Central Arkansas were sacks ... Posted a five-tackle performance, including 1.5 sacks, against Nicholls ... Recorded four tackles against Lamar, including three for losses and two sacks ... Also forced two fumbles, and recovered a fumble against the Cardinals.
2011 (Redshirt): Utilized his redshirt season.
2010 (Freshman): Played in 12 games earning a start at McNeese State ... Finished the year with 31 tackles, including 11 solos, and 6.5 tackles for losses ... Was also credited with two pass breakups, 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble ... Posted a season-high five tackles against Texas A&M ... Recorded four tackles, including one for a loss against Lamar, McNeese State and Southeastern Louisiana ... Recorded three tackles, 2.5 TFLs and 1.5 sacks versus Nicholls ... Also forced a fumble against the Colonels.
High School: A 2007 All-District 11-5A first-team selection ... 2008 District 11-4A defensive MVP ... Led district in tackles while leading Carter to area championship of Class 4A playoffs ... Part of three-straight Carter teams that made the playoffs, advancing to the third round each season ... Recorded 268 tackles and 52 sacks in three-year prep career.
Personal: Son of Rian Canter and Tracey Thornton ... Born Sept. 4, 1990, in Dallas Texas ... Plans to major in criminal justice.