Even though he came out of nowhere and produced immediately, Horn was no “one year wonder”.  However, his academic performance and SAT score were insufficient for Division I schools. But we're not going to let him get away with it.". ", Horn: "But hurry up, man. Recordings of Horn's exchange with emergency dispatch indicated that he was asked repeatedly not to interfere with the burglary, because police would soon be on scene. The O'Reilly Factor - Talking Points. He criticized the NFL for not making a greater effort to care for the future of the Saints during this time of crisis. Horn worked out for the Lions, Giants, and Titans, but they ultimately passed and he did not play in the 2008 or 2009 seasons. , After the 2006 season the Saints asked the then 35-year old receiver (who had suffered a groin injury during the 2006 season and had hamstring injuries in the past) to accept a pay cut. Both were criminals from Colombia who had been convicted on drug trafficking charges.
Catch these guys will you? After going to high school at Douglas Bird (Fayetteville, NC), Horn attended Itawamba Community College.  He went on to say, "This was a wild and out-of-control Western-thinking, gun-toting man who saw the opportunity to be judge, jury and executioner, and Harris County let him get away with it. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the 1996 NFL Draft, and also played for the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons. He was cut soon after his request.. The plain clothes detective did not arrest Horn. It's as simple as that. Don't do that. ), Horn: "I understand that O.K. Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2007, List of Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterbacks, List of Washington Redskins starting quarterbacks.  On August 19, 2008, the Falcons cut him. The Joe Horn shooting controversy occurred on November 14, 2007, in Pasadena, Texas, United States, when local resident Joe Horn shot and killed two burglars outside his neighbor's home. Horn is also the Saints' all-time leader in 100-yard receiving games at 27. An only child, Horn graduated from Sam Houston High School in 1964. Horn was also a standout basketball player in which he started every game for the Douglas Byrd Eagles as a point guard. In 2003 he accepted and moved in once more. Because if you don't, somebody is gonna kill him on the outside, and if he goes to prison he's gonna get killed on the inside. ", Police initially identified the dead men in Horn's yard as 38-year-old Miguel Antonio DeJesus and 30-year-old Diego Ortiz, both residents of Houston, and of Afro-Latino descent. Horn exited his home with his shotgun, while the 911 operator tried to dissuade him from that action. On a Sunday in early December 2007, Quanell X and dozens of members of the group New Black Panther Party planned a march through Pasadena, Texas to protest. Ain't no property worth shooting somebody over, O.K.? ", The 911 call ended about 80 seconds after the shots were fired, when officers arrived on the scene..  In May 2010, Horn was selected for induction into the Saints Hall of Fame. In his years there, he garnered 879 yards on 53 receptions with seven touchdowns, starting only two games. At Itawamba, he picked up 54 catches for 878 yards and seven touchdowns as a wide receiver and a punt returner. For Joe Horn the psychology professor, see. Joe Horn (Joseph Horn) was born on January 16, 1972 in New Haven, Connecticut.
Still unable to qualify for Division I college football,he returned to Fayetteville and worked at a fast food restaurant and at a furniture factory.. The Joe Horn shooting controversy occurred on November 14, 2007, in Pasadena, Texas, United States, when local resident Joe Horn shot and killed two burglars outside his neighbor's home. He said he planned to lobby lawmakers to change the Castle Doctrine, which he believes is racially motivated. 2007-12-06. ", Pasadena emergency operator: "Nope.
He was only voted to the Mid-South 4A All-Star team as a punter. Articles with unsourced statements from August 2010, Articles with invalid date parameter in template, African-American players of American football, Players of American football from North Carolina, "Joe Horn's journey: From factory worker to four-time NFL Pro Bowler", "Drew Brees, Marques Colston as good as ever on history-making night: 10 more observations", http://www.ajc.com/services/content/sports/falcons/stories/2008/05/12/falcons_0513.html?cxtype=rss&cxsvc=7&cxcat=21, http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/trainingcamp08/news/story?id=3542770&campaign=rss&source=ESPNHeadlines, "Former New Orleans Saints WR Joe Horn to be inducted into team's Hall of Fame", "Horn officially retiring as member of Saints", "Ex-Saints receiver meets fans in Thibodaux", "Cell phone was stashed behind goal post", http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=1686454, "Seeger Weiss Represents Former NFL Players in Concussion Lawsuit", http://www.seegerweiss.com/news/Seeger_Weiss_Represents_Former_NFL_Players_in_Concussion_Lawsuit, https://americanfootballdatabase.fandom.com/wiki/Joe_Horn?oldid=84078. Torres had been deported in 1999. A shotgun is a legal weapon, it's not an illegal weapon.
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Horn was noted for his support for the people of New Orleans and the Gulf region. Joe Horn is a native Houstonian who took an early retirement from AT&T in 2003. But what you better do, you better indict Joe Horn, and you better find him guilty.  On June 30, 2008, Joe Horn was cleared by a grand jury in the Pasadena shootings. , Horn played two years of college football (1991–1992) at Itawamba Community College in Fulton, Mississippi.
He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the 1996 NFL Draft, and also played for the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons. ", Operator: "You're going to get yourself shot if you go outside that house with a gun. Later that year he moved in with his daughter, Rhonda, and her husband in Kentucky. He played college football at Itawamba Community College. The medical examiner's report could not specify whether they were shot in the back due to the ballistics of the shotgun wound. The shootings resulted in debates regarding self-defense, Castle Doctrinelaws, and Texas laws relating to use of deadly force to prevent or stop property … ", On June 30, 2008 a Harris County grand jury cleared Horn by issuing a no bill after two weeks of testimony. Joe Horne Wiki Biography Joseph Horn was born on 16 January 1972, in New Haven, Connecticut USA of African-American descen, and is an ex- American Football player, best known as a wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons in the National Football League (NFL).  Police found a Puerto Rican identification card on Ortiz. Horn and his attorneys allege that the league failed to properly treat head injuries in spite of prevailing medical evidence, leading the players to develop effects of brain injury ranging from chronic headaches to depression. After playing two years at Itawamba Community College in Fulton, Mississippi, Horn worked at a Bojangles’ restaurant in Fayetteville, Mississippi. ", Horn: "Well here it goes, buddy. Horn was noted for his support for the people of New Orleans and the Gulf region. Speaking on the Harris County Grand Jury system, Gutheinz said: "It's a sea of white faces that doesn't look anything like the county. After his daughter was widowed in 1998 the remainder of the family moved to Houston and Horn went back to work so his daughter could take care of the children. He played college football at Missouri Western State.
 His report on the incident indicated that one of the men who was killed "received gunfire from the rear". He visited evacuees in both San Antonio and the Houston Astrodome during the aftermath of Katrina. Joseph Horn (born January 16, 1972) is a retired American football wide receiver. After going to high school at Douglas Bird (Fayetteville, NC), Horn attended Itawamba Community College. "Shootings Test Limits of New Self-Defense Law", "The Deaths of Two Illegal Aliens Near Houston", "Pasadena police present DA with report on Horn", "911 tape traces deadly shootings by Pasadena man", Man Kills Suspects While On Phone With 911, Joe Horn cleared by grand jury in Pasadena shootings, Video of event on Youtube with Quanell X's comments, Quanell X Chased Away by Joe Horn Supporters in Pasadena, "Pasadena Protest Over Slain Burglars Heats Up", DA's office: Caller threatened Joe Horn's life, Quanell X: Grand jury system is 'broken,' unfair to minorities, "Grand Jury Clears Texan in the Killing of 2 Burglars", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Joe_Horn_shooting_controversy&oldid=983093915, November 2007 events in the United States, Articles with dead external links from October 2010, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 October 2020, at 06:02. Horn was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the 1996 NFL Draft.  Following the shootings Mr. Horn told the 911 operator, "They came in the front yard with me, man, I had no choice! He played college football at Itawamba Community College. Horn then made a highlight video of himself working out and sent the tape to multiple professional teams across America and Canada.  With Memphis, Horn played well, with 77 catches for more than 1,000 yards, and caught the attention of NFL scouts..
", The Glenn Beck Program had conditionally taken up Horn's defense, but allowed that "property isn't worth killing over.". , This article is about the American athlete. Given a starting role with the Saints, "Hollywood", a nickname he picked up while with the Kansas City Chiefs for his particular style of dress and a name which carries to this day, quickly proved himself to be a premiere NFL receiver. A.H. "Bud" Corbett, a spokesman for the Pasadena Police Department, stated that the two men ignored Mr. Horn's order to freeze and that one of the suspects ran towards Joe Horn before angling away from Horn toward the street when the suspect was shot in the back. Bye.  On June 23, 2010 it was announced that Horn had signed a contract with the Saints. Later, in 2008, he requested to be traded from the team saying he didn't want to be a "just-in-case guy" for the Falcons.
Always a spirited and outspoken player, Horn gained notoriety for a memorable touchdown celebration on ESPN Sunday Night Football against the New York Giants during the 2003 season. Recordings of Horn's exchange with emergency dispatch indicated that he was asked repeatedly not to interfere with the burglary, because police would soon be on scene. Horn made his professional debut in the NFL in 1996 with the Kansas City Chiefs. He frequently visited evacuees in both San Antonio and the Houston Astrodome during the aftermath of Katrina. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The incident touched off protests, led by Quanell X, leader of the Houston chapter of the New Black Panther Party (NBPP) that were met by counter-protests from Horn's neighbors and other supporters.. Horn attended Douglas Byrd High School in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where he played for legendary coach Bob Paroli. ArmchairGM Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. American Football Database is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. Joe Horn Jr. is an American football wide receiver who is a free agent. ), Horn, to dispatcher: "I had no choice. Two days later, on June 25, it was announced that Horn would officially retire from football as a member of the Saints. Cause, I ain't going to let them go." Currently, Joe Horn is promoting his own "Bayou 87" barbecue sauce and traveling around the Gulf Coast region doing in-store promotions. (Horn then said he would get his shotgun. He called 911 to summon police to the scene.
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