Signed by the Toronto Argonauts as a free agent on December 19, 2012
2012: Did not play football.
Spent three years at USC (2009–11)...Spent 1 year at UNLV (2007)...2011 (USC) Finished senior season with 41 tackles and 0.5 sacks...2010 (USC) Played backup linebacker and special teams as junior...finished season with 28 tackles including a 10 tackle game off the bench against Stanford...2009 (USC) Switched from Safety to Linebacker...Finished season with 30 tackles...2008 Did not play football due to NCAA transfer rules...2007 (UNLV) Finished freshman season with 35 tackles and 1 interception…transferred to USC from UNLV at the end of the school year.
Shane Horton comes from a very athletic family.Hisfather, Myke, lettered for two years as an offensive tackle at UCLA before he was drafted by the New England Patriots in 1975. Myke also played professionally with the Calgary Stampeders before becoming one of the original cast members of “American Gladiators” under the nickname “Gemini”. Shane’s mother, Julie, was a tennis player at Southern Alabama, and his brother, Wes, is currently a member of the Carolina Panthers (NFL) and was a defensive end at USC. His sister, Taylor, is a member of Fresno State’s women’s volleyball team. While at USC, Horton majored in Sociology and was a teammate with former Argonauts’ all-star DT Armond Armstead. Shane is also a fan of Star Wars whose Twitter name is @Darth_ShaneO.