Broken Arrow, OK
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5-11 / 210
A quick back considered by many as the best running back in the state ... Ranked as the No. 15 running back in the country by ESPN.com ... Listed 40 time of 4.47 seconds and vertical of 33 inches ... Held scholarship offers from Oklahoma, Clemson and West Virginia, among others.
High School: Coached by Steve Spavital at Broken Arrow ... ESPN.com and Scout.com list him as a four-star recruit and a top 300 player nationally ... ESPN.com ranked him No. 204 overall and the No. 15 running back in the country ... Rushed for more than 1,500 yards over his last two seasons, scoring 15 touchdowns on the ground and averaging more than five yards per carry ... Senior stats included 181 carries for 917 yards and six touchdowns ... Junior stats were 124 carries for 670 yards and nine scores ... Sophomore stats were 201 carries for 1,840 yards and 22 touchdowns ... Finished his career with 3,796 rushing yards ... As a senior, was honorable mention All-State by The Oklahoman and Tulsa World as well as First team All-District 2-6A ... Also ran track.
Personal: Devon Deshon Thomas was born Aug. 18, 1995, in Tulsa, Okla. ... Son of Chiquita and Dameion Thomas ... Cousin of Nick Griffin, who plays running back for Mississippi State and Daniel Sams, who plays at Kansas State ... Undecided on a major.