Lanier wide receiver Cole Thornton makes a catch during a game last season.

Fordham University landed a second rising senior football recruit from Lanier, earning a commitment Thursday from wide receiver Cole Thornton.

Fordham, located in the Bronx in New York City, received a commitment from Lanier running back Taj Barnes earlier this month.

Thornton, a 6-foot-3 wide receiver and defensive back, caught 36 passes for 513 yards and four touchdowns as the Longhorns reached the Class AAAAAA state semifinals.

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