2015 NFL DRAFT

Johnny Thomas, SS

School: Oklahoma State  |  Conference: BIG12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Texas City, TX
Height/Weight: 5-10 / 206 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
272107-FA
Career Notes
A talented player in the secondary who became an important member of the defense as a true sophomore and a starter as a junior ...Also a valuable kick returner ... Has participated in track for Oklahoma State as well ... An athletic player with a time of 4.46 in the 40 and a 37-inch vertical leap.
2011 Season
Did not play, ruled ineligible for the 2011 season.
2010 Season
Recorded 11 starts at free safety, including the final nine games of the year ... Fourth on the team with 63 total tackles, including nine vs. Texas Tech (with a forced fumble) and seven against Nebraska (with a pass break-up) ... Intercepted three passes ... At K-State he had six tackles, an interception he returned 26 yards for a score, a forced fumble, a pass break-up and he tight-roped the goal line to down a punt at the Wildcat 1-yard-line ... Also had an interception against Baylor to go with six tackles and an interception and five tackles in the Alamo Bowl ... Had seven tackles against Oklahoma and five against Louisiana and Texas Tech ... Averaged 15.5 yards on eight kickoff returns.
2009 Season
Ended the season with 25 total tackles, including 19 solo stops ... Saw action in every game but Rice ... Had three-tackle games against Houston, Grambling State, Texas A&M and Baylor ... Credited with two stops against Georgia, Missouri, Texas, Texas Tech and Oklahoma ... Broke up a pass at OU ... Had a solo tackle in the Cotton Bowl.
2008 Season
Saw action in 10 games and recorded 12 tackles as a true freshman ... Did not play against Washington State, Troy and Texas ... Had a season-best five tackles against Missouri State ... Had a tackle against Baylor and three vs. Iowa State ... Had solo stops against Texas Tech, Oklahoma and Oregon.
High School
Named an all-stater by the Texas Sportswriters Association as a senior ... Galveston County offensive player of the year ... District MVP ... Two-time all-district selection ... A member of the Texas Football Magazine top 300 ... Listed by Rivals.com as the No. 58 prospect among America's safeties ... As a senior running back, he rushed for 1,803 yards on 286 carries with 21 touchdowns ... Led district in scoring ... Had nine interceptions as a junior to lead the greater Houston area ... Also had 61 tackles as a junior ... Arkansas and Oregon State were among those he considered during the recruiting process.
Personal
Born Oct. 24, 1989, in Galveston ... Son of Cynthia Johnson ... Youngest of four siblings ... Plans to pursue a degree in entrepreneurship ... Lists art and drawing as hobbies.
 
 
Latest News
09/07/2011 - Oklahoma State senior safety Johnny Thomas has been ruled ineligible for the remainder of the season. The 5-foot-11, 205-pound Thomas, who started 11 games last season, was ruled ineligible by the school on Tuesday. Thomas, who had three interceptions and was fourth on the team last season with 63 tackles, missed the ninth-ranked Cowboys' 63-14 season-opening win over Louisiana-Lafayette last weekend over an eligibility issue. - AP Sports

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