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DaVaughn Thornton is better known for his exploits on the Denver East state championship basketball squad, but the 6-5 211 pound tight end is also one of the top playmakers in Colorado. Last season, on the way to All-State, Thornton averaged 28 yards a reception. With his 6-5 size and playmaking ability, Thornton has great upside if he chooses to play football at the next level.

Although his eyes may be set on a future in basketball, Denver East two-sport star DaVaughn Thornton may have greater upside in football. On the court, Thornton has averaged nearly a double, double for an East squad that has won back-to-back state titles.  On the football field, Thornton used his 6-5 height to haul in 24 catches averaging 28 yards a catch on the way to being named All-State...

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