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Terrance Thomas
21   Terrance Thomas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gordon, Ala.

High School:
Ashford HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Position:
Defensive Back

Experience:
SQ


Tulsa -- A returning squad member . . . 2006 -- Did not see playing time . . . 2005 -- Saw limited action in five games . . . played on special teams against Houston, Southern Miss, Rice, UTEP and Tulane . . . 2004 -- Sat out the season due to suspension . . . 2003 -- Was one of several freshmen to sit out the season due to red-shirt status . . . Overall -- Had a good spring . . . a hard worker . . . has good man-to-man coverage skills . . . provides leadership to the cornerback position . . . has a good understanding of the defense . . . will compete for playing time at cornerback and is expected to contribute on special teams.

High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner at Ashford High School . . . was a two-year starter at receiver and free safety . . . helped lead his team to a 9-3 record and to the state quarterfinals as a senior . . . credited with 100 tackles, eight interceptions and two fumble recoveries his senior season . . . also returned two pickoffs for touchdowns . . . had 14 receptions for 406 yards and also totaled 602 return yards as a senior . . . was a first-team Birmingham News all-state selection . . . selected to the Class 4A honorable mention all-state team by the Alabama Sportswriters Association . . . named to the Dothan Eagle Super-12 team and was a first-team all-conference selection as a senior . . . tallied 74 tackles and five interceptions as a junior, and also caught 19 passes for 351 yards . . . totaled 174 career tackles, 13 interceptions and five fumble recoveries . . . also lettered three years in basketball and two years in baseball . . . high school coach was Lester Bratcher . . .

Personal -- Favorite NFL team is the New England Patriots . . . his favorite NFL player is Rodney Harrison . . . lists Kobe Bryant as his favorite professional athlete . . . his favorite sport to watch besides football is basketball . . . the toughest thing about being a college athlete is time management . . . the three words he uses to best describe himself are "handsome, loyal and smooth" . . . parents are Terry and Elinda Thomas . . . majoring in business management.