Horton, who has received interest from Louisville, Penn State and Michigan State, also has offers from Indiana and Kentucky.
In 2012, the 6-foot-1, 225-pound Horton rushed for 1,003 yards and 13 touchdowns.
In November, Horton was named to Rivals.com 250 Prospect Rankings list for the class of 2014. He was one of four players from the region to make the list, which also included Walnut Hills defensive back Nilijah Ballew, Conner (Hebron, Ky.) quarterback Drew Barker and Colerain wide receiver Trevon Hudson.
Rivals.com is listing all four local athletes as four-star recruits.
For more local high school sports recruiting news, visit The Cincinnati Enquirer’s Recruiting blog