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Steelers give DB Thornton a chance; Sharp, Onyegbule also invited to NFL camps

When the sixth round of Saturday’s NFL Draft began, former Kansas University defensive back Justin Thornton started to pay more attention.

Thornton signs free-agent deal with Steelers

In other NFL Draft-day news, former Kansas University defensive back Justin Thornton reported on his Facebook page that he signed a free-agent deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Back on track?

Sophomore stats still tops for Thornton

Kansas University defensive back Justin Thornton, whose five interceptions tied future first-round NFL draft pick Aqib Talib for the team lead two seasons ago, stole just one pass his junior season.

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Back with a vengeance

Defensive back Thornton thrilled to be reunited with team

Kansas University cornerback Justin Thornton spent the end of last season suspended. Now, the senior is back with the team and looking to make up for lost time.