August 24, 2006

Thomas back on the map?

Defensive tackle Stephen Thomas has been through a lot, but it appears he's finally got things going in the right direction.

Since the beginning of this year, the 6-foot-3, 287-pounder has been on quite a ride. After running into academic issues at North Mesquite (Texas) High School, Thomas went for a fresh start at Lancaster High School. From there he picked up numerous scholarship offers from the likes of Arizona, Florida, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Baylor, Alabama, and several others. Heading into the summer, the expectations were high once again.

Then things took another turn and Lancaster coach Cliff Keeling says that he was tough to track down.

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