Biography: Two-year starter who finished with 66 tackles/3 interceptions/5 pass breakups as a senior after posting junior totals of 61/1/3.
Positives: Tough, versatile defensive back with marginal size for the next level. Plays with good quickness, shows a burst of closing speed and gets outside the numbers to make plays on the pass. Picks up assignments, works well with teammates and gets a nice jump to the play. Instinctive and stays with assignments. Works hard to get off blocks and voluntarily defends the run.
Negatives: Outmatched by larger receivers. Struggles in man coverage or making plays with his back to the ball. Not a strong wrap-up tackler.
Analysis: Thomas has been reliable the past two seasons at Stanford yet lacks the measurables to be anything other than a backup in the NFL. He offers potential in a zone system at cornerback or safety and comes with a special teams mentality.
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