The potential mid-round selection was arrested 10 days ago in South Carolina after a fight with his sister. If that wasn't bad enough, he and former teammate Kelcy Quarles are also under investigation for an assault in New York City.
The Florida State receiver reportedly shunned an NFL coach who'd traveled to work him, claiming that he was tired. The unwillingness to participate could be seen as a significant red-flag and reason enough for a number of other pass-catchers in a highly competitive receiver class to leap ahead of the former Seminole.
Representatives of all 32 NFL teams were on hand to see quarterback Zach Mettenberger and the rest of the LSU Tigers at their Pro Day. The 6-4, 229 pound quarterback impressed with his quick recovery and velocity but he was far from the only headliner on Wednesday.
Concussions are a hot button issue in sports for good reason, and the discussion shows no signs of slowing down. As more light is shed on the matter, more information surfaces from doctors, scientists, and athletes alike. Neurologist Dr. Harry Kerasidis, aka "The Brain Doc", has treated thousands of concussions for over 25 years, with a protocol which rivals the NFL's. He joins Erin Sharoni for The Concussion Discussion.
The three-year starter and Senior Bowl standout earned a second round grade from NFLDraftScout.com prior to the injury. His recovery from corrective surgery, however, could push Thomas deep into day three or perhaps completely out of the draft.