PRESTON THORNE
Nose Guard
2000-2004
Summerville, SC
Prior Schools
SchoolLocation
Summerville Summerville, SC

Roster Listings
YearRosterNumPosHtWtYrGmsGS
2000 Fall 2000 94 DT 6-0 265 Fr
2000 Tennessee 2000 94 DL 6-0 265 Fr 0 0
2001 Spring 2001 94 DT 6-0 270 RFr
2001 Fall 2001 94 DT 6-1 270 RFr 1 1
2002 Spring 2002 94 NG 5-11 275 So
2002 Fall 2002 94 DT 6-0 275 So 0 0
2003 Spring 2003 94 DT 6-0 273 Jr
2003 Fall 2003 94 DT 6-0 273 Jr
2003 Alabama-Birmingham 2003 94 DT 6-0 273 Jr
2003 Final 2003 94 DT 6-0 273 Jr 1 1
2004 Spring 2004 94 DT 6-0 273 Sr
2004 Fall 2004 94 DT 6-0 273 Sr 7 7
Depth Chart Appearances
DescriptionPositionRank
2002 Outback Bowl Nose Guard 2nd String
2002 Media Guide Nose Guard 2nd String
2003 Spring Nose Guard Starter
8/30/2003 vs Louisiana-Lafayette Nose Guard Starter
9/4/04 vs Vanderbilt Right Defensive Tackle 2nd String
9/18/04 vs South Florida Left Defensive Tackle 2nd String
10/9/04 vs Mississippi Left Defensive Tackle Starter
9/13/2003 vs. Georgia Nose Guard Starter
Gamecock Archives Article Mentions
Article
Recruiting Class Review : 2000 Class
Honors
AwardYear
1999 Shrine Bowl
2002 Academic All-SEC
2003 Academic All-SEC
Defense
YearSoloAstTklTFLSacksIntPBUQBHFRFFBK
2001 7 5 12 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 13 3 16 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 1 0
2003 7 5 12 1.0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
2004 14 9 23 1.5 0.0 0 0 0 1 0
Tot 41 22 63 2.5 0.0 1 1 0 2 0
Games Started
DateOpponentPosition
2001-10-13 Arkansas Defensive End
2003-08-30 Louisiana-Lafayette Defensive Tackle
2004-10-02 Alabama Left Defensive Tackle
2004-10-09 Mississippi Left Defensive Tackle
2004-10-16 Kentucky Left Defensive Tackle
2004-10-30 Tennessee Left Defensive Tackle
2004-11-06 Arkansas Left Defensive Tackle
2004-11-13 Florida Left Defensive Tackle
2004-11-20 Clemson Left Defensive Tackle
Scoring Plays
DateOpponentQtrTimeUSCOppPlay
Defense - Tackles For Loss
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
2003 2003-09-13 Georgia 1 10 USC 27 Michael Cooper rush for loss of 1 (Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-10-16 Kentucky 1 10 UKY 43 Glenn Holt loss of 1 on pass from Andre Woodson (Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-11-13 Florida 1 9 USC 9 C.Faison rush for loss of 4 (DeAdrian Coley, Preston Thorne)
Defense - Passes Broken Up
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
2002 2002-10-05 Mississippi State 2 3 MST 22 Kevin Fant pass incomplete (Preston Thorne)
Defensive Plays
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
2001 2001-09-01 Boise State 3 1 USC 5 Brock Forsey rush for 3 (Jermaine Lemon, Preston Thorne)
2001 2001-09-20 Mississippi State 1 10 MST 44 Dicenzo Miller rush for 2 (Preston Thorne)
2001 2001-09-20 Mississippi State 2 7 USC 43 Dicenzo Miller rush for 2 (Preston Thorne, Jeremiah Garrison)
2001 2001-09-29 Alabama 1 10 ALA 35 Ahmad Galloway rush for 4 (Kalimba Edwards, Preston Thorne)
2001 2001-09-29 Alabama 1 14 ALA 5 Ahmad Galloway rush for 3 (Preston Thorne)
2001 2001-09-29 Alabama 2 11 ALA 8 Tyler Watts rush for 4 (Preston Thorne)
2001 2001-10-06 Kentucky 1 10 UKY 20 Artose Pinner rush for 4 (Preston Thorne)
2001 2001-10-13 Arkansas 3 7 ARK 7 Fred Talley rush for 8 (Preston Thorne)
2001 2001-10-13 Arkansas 3 4 ARK 42 Matt Jones rush for 1 (Kenneth Harney, Preston Thorne)
2001 2001-11-03 Wofford 1 10 WOF 20 Jesse McCoy rush for 7 (Preston Thorne)
2001 2001-11-17 Clemson 1 10 CLM 42 Travis Zachery, 7-yd pass from Woody Dantzler (Preston Thorne, Rashad Faison)
2002 2002-09-21 Temple 1 15 TEM 8 Lawrence Wade rush for 2 (Preston Thorne)
2002 2002-10-05 Mississippi State 2 11 MST 19 Justin Griffith, 2-yd pass from Kevin Fant, fumble, forced by (Preston Thorne) recovered by (Jermaine Lemon)
2002 2002-10-12 Kentucky 1 10 USC 45 Artose Pinner rush for no gain (Preston Thorne)
2002 2002-10-12 Kentucky 2 10 USC 33 Artose Pinner rush for 6 (Preston Thorne)
2002 2002-10-19 Louisiana State 2 7 USC 41 Domanick Davis rush for no gain (Preston Thorne, Moe Thompson)
2002 2002-10-19 Louisiana State 2 6 LSU 28 Domanick Davis rush for 5 (Deandre Eiland, Preston Thorne)
2002 2002-10-19 Louisiana State 2 5 LSU 42 Joseph Addai rush for 1 (Preston Thorne, Langston Moore)
2002 2002-11-09 Arkansas 1 10 ARK 45 D.Howard rush for 2 (Preston Thorne)
2003 2003-09-06 Virginia 3 8 UVA 32 Alvin Pearman rush for 5 (Preston Thorne)
2003 2003-09-13 Georgia 3 2 UGA 34 Michael Cooper rush for no gain (Preston Thorne)
2003 2003-09-13 Georgia 1 7 USC 7 David Greene rush for 2 (Preston Thorne)
2003 2003-09-20 Alabama-Birmingham 1 10 UAB 43 Bo Moncur rush for 1 (Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-09-04 Vanderbilt 1 10 USC 10 Kwame Doster rush for 6 (Preston Thorne, Marcus Lawrence)
2004 2004-09-18 South Florida 1 10 USF 34 C.Crossley rush for 7 (Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-09-18 South Florida 3 1 USF 45 C.Crossley rush for no gain (Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-09-25 Troy State 1 10 USC 18 Aaron Leak rush for 3 (Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-09-25 Troy State 1 10 TRO 39 DeWhitt Betterson rush for 6 (Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-10-02 Alabama 1 10 USC 45 Ray Hudson, 3-yd pass from Marc Guillon (Rod Wilson, Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-10-02 Alabama 2 8 USC 32 Ray Hudson rush for 4 (Rod Wilson, Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-10-02 Alabama 2 2 ALA 36 Ray Hudson rush for 4 (Preston Thorne, George Gause)
2004 2004-10-16 Kentucky 1 10 UKY 41 Arliss Beach rush for 3 (Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-10-16 Kentucky 2 7 UKY 44 Arliss Beach rush for 4 (Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-10-16 Kentucky 3 1 USC 39 Shane Boyd rush for 1, fumble, forced by (Preston Thorne), recovered by (Ko Simpson) at SC 36
2004 2004-10-16 Kentucky 3 1 USC 24 Alexis Bwenge rush for 2 (Darrell Shropshire, Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-10-16 Kentucky 3 1 USC 13 Shane Boyd rush for 1 (Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-10-30 Tennessee 3 2 UTN 28 Gerald Riggs, 4-yd pass from Erik Ainge (Fred Bennett, Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-10-30 Tennessee 1 10 USC 27 Cedric Houston rush for 2 (Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-11-06 Arkansas 2 4 ARK 26 Matt Jones rush for 4 (Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-11-06 Arkansas 2 9 USC 11 Peyton Hillis rush for 4 (George Gause, Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-11-06 Arkansas 2 10 ARK 24 Peyton Hillis rush for 2 (Preston Thorne, Rod Wilson)
2004 2004-11-13 Florida 1 10 FLA 42 G.Dickey rush for 3 (Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-11-13 Florida 2 15 FLA 15 C.Faison rush for 4 (Preston Thorne)
2004 2004-11-20 Clemson 1 10 USC 36 Duane Coleman rush for 1 (Preston Thorne)