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  Justin Thomas
Justin  Thomas

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orange, Texas

High School:
West Orange-Stark HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 180

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
09/15/1991

Experience:
3VL

09/03/2015

Utah Football Defeats Michigan, 24-17, to Open 2015 Season

Utes have three interceptions in front of the largest crowd in Utah history.

06/10/2013

Position Breakdown and 2013 Football Preview Part 2 - Defense and Special Teams

Talent runs deep on 2013 roster

04/01/2013

Week 3: Spring Football Camp

First scrimmage is Friday at 4 p.m.

03/25/2013

Football in Week 2 of Spring Camp

Outdoor practices are open to the public.

06/22/2012

Outlook is Bright for 2012 Utes

Utes have firepower on offense, defense

09/20/2014

Utah vs. Michigan (USATSI)

Utah vs. Michigan (USATSI)

10/26/2013

Utah vs. USC - USATSI Gallery

Utah vs. USC - USATSI Gallery

10/12/2013

Utah vs. Stanford - USATSI Gallery

Utah vs. Stanford - USATSI Gallery

UTAH:All-conference candidate is preparing to start for his fourth season at nickel back … will also see time at cornerback … has played in 37 games with 22 starts … runs a 4.40-second 40.

2015--Played in all 13 games with 10 starts at nickel back … 48 tackles (1.0 TFL) … three interceptions tied for seventh in the Pac-12 … tied for eighth in the league in picks per game (0.23) … nine passes defended (3 interceptions, 6 pass breakups) … named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week against Michigan for his 55-yard interception return for a touchdown and four tackles … season-high six tackles against Washington and BYU … also had two pass breakups vs. BYU … five tackles and an interception against California … five tackles against USC and Oregon State (also had a pass breakup) … three pass breakups vs. Arizona State.

2014--Played in 12 games with eight starts … 37 tackles included 3.0 TFL and a sack … seven pass breakups was third on team … season-high six tackles (2.0 TFL) and two pass breakups vs. Washington State … 7-yard fumble return vs. Arizona … broke up two passes against both Arizona State and Oregon … had a sack against UCLA.

2013--Played in 12 games with four starts (2 at nickel, 2 at corner) … 25 tackles with three TFL … two pass breakups … season-high seven tackles against Washington State … also broke up a pass vs. WSU … four tackles vs. Oregon included 1.5 TFL … four tackles (one TFL) against Arizona State.

2012--Redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-district in 2010 ... Rivals.com four-star cornerback did not play in 2011 because he was older than the University Interscholastic League's maximum age requirement ... District "Newcomer of the Year" as a sophomore ... ran for West Orange-Stark High's (Texas) three-time 3A state track championship team (2009-11) ... 2011 state 200-meter champion ... 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams set state 3A record ... 2011 MVP Super Gold in track.

PERSONAL: Son of Larnell Jr. and Valerie Thomas … both parents went to Lamar University where his father ran track … one brother and one sister … sociology major is on track to graduate in December, 2016 … full name is Justin Tremaine Thomas … nickname is J.T. … born Sept 15, 1991.



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