|Date of birth||April 21, 1984|
|Place of birth||Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in|
|Listed weight||205 lbs|
|NBA Draft||2006; Undrafted|
|2007 preseason||Miami Heat|
|2007||Los Angeles D-Fenders|
|Hyères-Toulon Var Basket|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Daniel Horton at NBA.com|
After going undrafted the 2006 NBA Draft, he was signed by the Miami Heat during the 2006 preseason, but was waived before the start of the regular season. On July 9, 2006 he again signed for Miami Heat.
He played only one game in the beginning he was waved by the heat in October, and then moved to Turkey and signed for the Turkish Premier league team Pınar Karşıyaka. He left after a couple of months after not receiving his wages from his team, so the Los Angeles D-Fenders signed him in February 2007.
Horton graduated in 2002 from Cedar Hill High School in Cedar Hill, a suburb of Dallas, Texas.
Horton played four seasons for University of Michigan, from 2002 to 2006. He was voted to the All-Big Ten First Team by the media. He was voted All-Big Ten Second Team (by coaches). He was the 2004 NIT MVP. He was named 2003 Big Ten Freshman of the Year. He was named to the 2003 All-Big Ten Second Team. Finished 11th on Michigan's all-time scoring list (1,614).
While at Michigan, Horton averaged 14.7 points, 4.4 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 1.70 steals. As a senior, Horton earned many of U-M’s yearly awards including the Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player Award, the Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive Player Award, the Gary Grant Award for Most Assists, the Outstanding Free Throw Shooting Award and the Iron Man Award while averaging 17.6 points, 5.3 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 1.94 steals while also leading the Wolverines in scoring, assists and steals. Horton finished his career second all-time in school history in steals (187), three-point field goals (233) and three-point fields goals attempted (651) while placing fourth all-time with 484 assists.
His brother is Jason Horton, a junior point guard at Missouri.