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Once stat boy, Tony Horton now is an exercise giant

Updated: April 16, 2011, 7:20 PM ET
By Lynn Hoppes

Tony Horton stunk at football at Trumbull (Conn.) High School in the mid-1970s.

The 5-foot-10, "skinny dude" was so bad that he rarely came in a game to play -- "only when we had a huge lead" -- and was forced to keep the stats for the team.

"I guess the coach wanted to humiliate me more than just kicking me off the team," said Horton, who is about 180 pounds of muscle today.

His sister, Kit, chimed in: "When he would actually get into the game, the whole family would cheer. ...

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