Minnesota defeated Michigan, 30-14, to claim the Little Brown Jug.
Football in the Spring
2014 JUNIOR SEASON: Played in 12 games and started five at fullback also saw action on special teams caught five passes for 37 yards. Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota debut against Eastern Illinois, but did not record any statistics played against Middle Tennessee and helped pave the way for the Gophers to rush for 284 yards played at TCU made his first career start against San Jose State and helped protect for an offense that rushed for 380 yards made his first career catch (five-yard reception) and provided protection for an offense that rushed for 206 yards and passed for 167 yards at Michigan helped team average 5.1 yards-per-play against Northwestern protected for an offense that scored 39 points, rushed for 285 yards and passed for 165 yards against Purdue helped protect for an offense that passed for 240 yards and rushed for 171 yards at Illinois caught two passes for 11 yards against Iowa and made one catch for 10 yards against Ohio State hauled in one pass for 11 yards at Nebraska played at Wisconsin, but did not record any statistics.
OVERVIEW: Enrolled at Minnesota in January 2014 and participated in spring practice will have two years of playing eligibility at Minnesota.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL:Attended Butler County Community College team was 11-1 during his freshman season rushed eight times and scored four touchdowns caught two passes, one of which was for a touchdown blocked for an offense that rushed for 1,908 yards and passed for 2,324 yards.
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Downs-Lakeside High School helped lead team to an 11-1 record played eight-man football in high school scored 40 total touchdowns as a senior, while rushing for 1,760 yards and 30 touchdowns on 166 carries recorded 96 tackles, five sacks, three interceptions and two forced fumbles as he was named KPreps.com's Eight-Man, Division I Defensive Player of the Year won state powerlifting championship as a senior at 198 pounds when he benched 285 pounds, cleaned 300 and had a 495-pound squat also was a four-year letterwinner in basketball and track.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 24, 1993 son of Dallason and Dawn Thomas has three brothers and one sister.