Biography: Three-year starter awarded all-conference honors as a junior. Totals last year included 91 tackles/5 interceptions/6 pass breakups after he had 83 tackles and five pass defenses the prior year.
Positives: Opportunistic defensive back with a nose for the ball. Displays solid sideline-to-sideline range, quickly gets outside the numbers to make plays and possesses a burst of closing speed. Effectively diagnoses the action, stays with coverage assignments and is fast up the field. Aggressive defending the run. Fluid footwork pedaling in reverse.
Negatives: At times tries to knock down ballcarriers rather than wrap up and tackle. Too quick up the field and gets caught out of position.
Analysis: Thomas was a productive college safety, but possesses marginal size/speed for the next level. He offers solid ball skills and could get consideration as a zone safety/special teams player.
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