98 Patrick Thomas
98 - Patrick Thomas
Birth Date: 07/25/1988
Height: 6-0
Weight: 228
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Gadsden, Ala.
High School: Etowah HS
Position: Defensive Line
Appeared in three games... recorded 11 tackles (4 solo, 7 assisted)... had a season-high six tackles against Sewanee.

Played in nine games as a reserve linebacker on special teams... had 14 tackles with one tackle for loss... made a season-high five stops against Trinity University.

Four-year letterwinner and three-year starter at Etowah High School in Attalla, Ala., under Coach Gene Hill... All-District and All-Area honoree... named Most Valuable Linebacker three times and was voted team captain... served as captain of the 2007 North/South All-Star Game... High School Game Day First-Team Defense honoree... helped lead the Blue Devils to the 2004 and 2005 regional titles and a 30-13 record over four seasons... made 345 career tackles... also lettered in baseball.

Son of Tony Thomas and Stacey Thomas... born on July 25, 1988... grandfather Pat Thomas played football at Tulsa... has one sister, Stephanie... majoring in broadcast journalism.