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I’m a Texas boy born and raised, but couldn’t be more excited to be here in Huntsville, Alabama! The chance to cover SEC football is a dream come true, so I jumped at the chance to be a part of the WHNT News 19 Sports Team.

Back home in Texas I attended West Texas A&M University where I majored in Mass Communications/Broadcasting. After graduating, my first job in TV was in my hometown of Amarillo. A photographer job at KFDA, where I actually met and worked with Ryan Cody.

After about a year of working in Amarillo, I accepted a Weekend Sports Anchor Job at KWES in Midland, Texas. Then two years later my good friend Ryan gave me a call about a job, and now I’m here in Huntsville!

Football has and always will be my passion, that’s why I feel this is the perfect job. Playing and covering high school and college ball in the state of Texas was great, but the level of passion for SEC football here in north Alabama is a different world that I can’t wait to be a part of. That said, I love anything and everything about all sports!

If you have any cool story ideas, or just want to talk a little sports, feel free to email me any time at chase.horn@whnt.com!


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    Hartselle quarterback Trevor Oaks making the most of his one chance

    HARTSELLE, Ala. – Hartselle quarterback Trevor Oaks has spent a lot of time on the bench in his career, watching the action. For the past three seasons, Jake Tiffin was the starter for the Tigers, but now Tiffin plays golf at Troy.  So in his senior season, Oaks finally gets his chance under center – a chance he’s taking full advantage of. “Since January, I don’t know that anyone has worked any harder to prepare for this moment,” Hartselle head […]

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    Tennessee Titans place offensive lineman on injured reserve

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (al.com) – Tennessee Titans right guard Chance Warmack will have surgery on his injured right hand and might miss the rest of the season, coach Mike Mularkey said on Wednesday. Warmack suffered a torn tendon in the middle finger of his right hand while warming up on Sunday for the Titans’ game against the Detroit Lions. The former Alabama All-American played every offensive snap in Tennessee’s 16-15 victory despite the injury. But at his Monday press conference, Mularkey said a decision […]

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    Alabama A&M stumbles against Prairie View losing 40-20

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (aamusports.com) – Bulldogs’ freshman Jordan Bentley rushed for 126 yards but Prairie View scored a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns to put the game out of reach in a 41-20 win in Saturday’s Louis Crews Classic. With A&M trailing 7-0 late in the fourth quarter, Bentley broke off tackle and raced 62 yards for the game-tying touchdown. But that was as close as the Bulldogs (1-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference, 1-2 overall) would get the rest of the game. To […]

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    Lions Dominate Valdosta in home opener winning 44-19

    Florence, Ala. (roarlions.com) – The University of North Alabama built a 30-9 lead at the half and rolled to 44-19 win over Valdosta State in the Gulf South Conference opener for both schools. The Lions, ranked 20th in the NCAA Division II, forced four turnovers by the 22nd ranked Blazers in the half and returned one for a touchdown. UNA then pushed its lead to 28 points in the second half before settling for the 44-19 win. UNA quarterback Jacob Tucker […]

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    Auburn falls to Texas A&M in SEC opener

    AUBURN, Ala. (al.com) – After rolling up more than 700 yards in a Week 2 win over Arkansas State, Auburn opened SEC play Saturday night with a 29-16 loss to No. 17 Texas A&M. Texas A&M (3-0, 1-0 SE) got five field goals from Daniel LaCamera in the win. Quarterback Trevor Knight passed for 247 yards and 59 on the ground and the Aggies got 127 yards out of running back Trayveon Williams, who busted an 89-yard run in the fourth […]

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    Alabama snaps two game losing streak to Ole Miss

    OXFORD, Miss. (al.com) – These two keep it wacky. This time, however, Alabama solved the Ole Miss riddle on an afternoon befitting of this recently-bizarre rivalry. This one didn’t deviate from the last few — just in the Alabama 48, Ole Miss 43 score. It just took a 45-6 run and a white-knuckle final five minutes to break a two-game losing streak to the Rebels. From down 21 to up 18, Alabama survived what it couldn’t the previous two meetings. To […]

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    Randolph QB Forrest Webber is more than your average football player

      HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Forrest Webber’s bio on Twitter describes him best: “I like to throw things.” “I’ve just always been brought up playing sports. I used to go to Alabama games and apparently that was the only place I could fall asleep as a kid,” Webber said. “I was calm. I just feel calm when I play sports.” Webber is the starting quarterback, and a starting pitcher, for the Randolph Raiders. So far in his senior campaign,  the three-year […]

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    Nick Saban upset after win, Auburn bounces back from heartbreaking loss

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – For the first time since 1984 a freshman quarterback started for Alabama when Jalen Hurts took the field for the Crimosn Tide’s opening series against Western Kentucky.  Things worked out alright for the true freshman from Channelview, Texas.  He throws for 287 yards and two touchdowns, as Alabama beats the Hilltoppers 38-10. Check out Nick Saban’s post game reaction, and the rest of Saturday’s highlights and scores in the SEC Report.   Western Kentucky – 10 #1 Alabama […]

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    Alabama can’t underestimate Western Kentucky

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (al.com) – This is a familiar scenario for Nick Saban’s Alabama teams. After opening the season with a high-profile, Power 5 blue blood Labor Day weekend, a motivational challenge waits on the backside. For the fourth time in five years, the next opponent comes from the next tier of leagues. And this one is easily the best of that group. Western Kentucky arrives at 2:30 p.m. Saturday after receiving votes in this week’s coaches poll. It finished last year […]

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    Gus Malzahn facing former Arkansas State players

    AUBURN, Ala. (al.com) – When Gus Malzahn takes the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday evening, he’ll see some familiar faces on the visitor sideline. Malzahn, who spent one year as the Arkansas State head coach in 2012, will be squaring off against several players on the Red Wolves’ roster who he either signed to Arkansas State as part of the 2012 class or recruited as part of the 2013 class but never coached before he took the head job at […]

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    Nick Saban hires another former USC head coach

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (al.com) – Former USC coach Steve Sarkisian is joining Alabama’s staff as an offensive analyst, Tide coach Nick Saban confirmed Monday. The 42-year old Sarkisian is a respected coach and offensive mind, but had been out of football since he was fired by USC last October following a series of alcohol-related incidents. Sarkisian was reportedly drunk and used inappropriate language at a preseason booster event. According to ESPN, members of the USC football staff then suspected that Sarkisian was under the […]

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    Crimson Tide turns attention to Western Kentucky

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (al.com) – Alabama began preparing for Western Kentucky on Monday, practicing outside Monday afternoon in preparation for the Tide’s home opener on Saturday. The media wasn’t out at practice for long on Monday, but here are some notes from the media viewing period: To continue reading click here.