DON HORN considers himself a very fortunate and lucky man. Even though he wore “#13” on his jersey during his football career which some may think unlucky; Don notes that he has truly been blessed by the people, examples, lessons, and wisdom to which and whom he was exposed during his college and professional football experience. In his opinion, this makes him one of the luckiest guys in the game, if not life itself.
GREEN BAY PACKERS – SUPER BOWL II CHAMPIONS
SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY NATIONAL COLLEGIATE CHAMPIONS
Long after his gridiron game ceased, the game of life and business played on.
Don invests his time and energy supporting U.S. military veterans, retired professional athletes with health issues and speaking about character and patriotism across the country.
Don Horn graduated from San Diego State University where he quarterbacked the Aztecs to an undefeated season and the No. 1 ranking “Small College” NCAA National Championship in 1966.
He was named first-team All-American QB by the Associated Press. Don played for head coach Don “Air” Coryell at SDSU where he quarterbacked Coryell’s first undefeated football team.
He was voted MVP in the 1966 Camellia Bowl and named the starting QB for the West Team in the East-West Shrine College All-Star football game. Also named the California Collegiate “Athlete of the Year” in 1966, he was inducted into the SDSU Hall of Fame in 1989.
Don was a first-round draft choice by Vince Lombardi and the Green Bay Packers.
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Don Horn had the opportunity to play for the Cleveland Browns where he was a member of the quarterback squad along with notable NFL veterans Brian Sipe and Mike Phipps.
While at Cleveland, Don had the pleasure of playing alongside running back great Leroy Kelley and veteran placekicker Don Cockroft.
Don closed his NFL playing career with the San Diego Chargers. While with the Chargers, he had the pleasure of working alongside future Hall of Fame QB Dan Fouts and the unique opportunity to play under legendary coach Don “Air” Coryell.
After his NFL career, Don played professionally with the Portland Thunder of the WFL (World Football League).