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    10  Shadrach Thornton
    Shadrach  Thornton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hinesville, Ga.

    High School:
    Liberty County

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 205

    Position:
    RB


    12/31/2012

    Wolfpack Slips to Vanderbilt in Music City Bowl, 38-24

    Mike Glennon threw for 383 yards and one touchdown

    11/17/2012

    Pack Falls Short in Offensive Shootout at Clemson

    Shadrach Thornton rushed for 114 yards and a touchdown for the Wolfpack.

    11/16/2012

    A Big November Game for NC State and Clemson

    Pack Travels to Clemson for 3:30 contest on ABC/ESPN2

    11/15/2012

    Thursday Football Notebook

    Pack Travels to Clemson for 3:30 contest on ABC/ESPN2

    11/10/2012

    NC State Secures Bowl Eligibility, Beats Wake Forest 37-6

    Mike Glennon threw for 258 yards on 25-for-41 passing and two touchdowns.

    08/13/2012

    Some of the Pack's newcomers met with the media on Saturday.

    Some of the Pack's newcomers met with the media on Saturday.

    11/30/2013

    NC State vs. Maryland

    NC State vs. Maryland football game on November 30, 2013

    10/06/2012

    NC State vs. Florida State

    NC State vs. Florida State

    OVERALL:

    Ranks 10th in Wolfpack history in career rushing yards with 2,369, tied for 12th with 16 rushing TDs.

    Posts the ninth-best yard per attempt mark in school history at 4.9 yards.

    AS A JUNIOR (2014):  

    Ranked seventh in the ACC in rushing with 69.8 yards per game.

    Leading rusher on the team with 907 yards, he split rushing duties with two other backs.

    Went over the 100-yard mark in the last two games of the regular season - including a season-high 161 at UNC and came close with 96 yards in the bowl win over UCF.

    Earned the team’s Ted Brown Award for Offensive Back of the Year.

    As a Sophomore (2013): 

    Rushed for a career-high 173 yards at Florida State, including a career•long 72 yard touchdown run.  

    Broke the 1,000-yard mark for his career with that run.

    Ranked third in the ACC in rushing vs. league opponents with 78.9 yards per game.  

    Saw his first action from scrimmage of the season against Clemson - his one rush was a 21-yard touchdown.  Also had a 32-yard reception in that contest.

    As a Freshman (2012): 

    Led the Wolfpack in rushing with 694 yards, even though he started just four games and missed the first three contests of the year.

    Ranked fourth in the ACC in rushing with 69.4 yards per game.

    Rushed for over 100 yards in four games, no State back had done that since T.A. McLendon hit the century mark five in 2002 - also his rookie campaign.

    Gained 145 yards on 21 carries and scored two TDs in the win over The Citadel - his first collegiate game. That was the highest total for a Pack back in his first collegiate since Joe McIntosh in 1981.

    In High School:

    Led his conference and ranked sixth in the state in rushing for coach Kirk Warner.

    Senior Stats:  1,738 rushing yards, 17 touchdowns, including four 200_ yard games.  Averaged 7.15 yards per carry, threw for 248 yards and a pair of scores and served as the punt and kickoff returner.

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