Sam Horner

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Sam Horner
Sam Horner 1961.jpg
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Position: Halfback
Defensive back
Punter
Personal information
Born: (1938-03-04) March 4, 1938 (age 82)
Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Career information
College: Virginia Military
NFL Draft: 1960  / Round: 2 / Pick: 21
AFL draft: 1960  / Round: Second Selections
(by the Denver Broncos)
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:33
Offensive yards:574
Touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Samuel Watson Horner, III (born March 4, 1938 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma) is a former American football halfback, defensive back, and punter in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the New York Giants. He played college football at the Virginia Military Institute and was drafted in the second round of the 1960 NFL Draft. He is a 1956 graduate of The Hill School

Other Work

After Horner retired from the NFL, he attended the University of Georgia Veterinary School and earned a DVM degree. He practiced Equine Medicine and Surgery for 40 years in the Atlanta, Ga. area until his retirement in 2008. Sam was inducted into the VMI Sports Hall of Fame in 1973, and in 2000 he was the Georgia Equine Veterinarian of the Year. [1]

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