7 - Mark Thomas
Mark Thomas
Height: 6-2
Weight: 220
Year: So.
Hometown: Brunswick, Ga.
High School: Glynn Academy
Position: DL

ON THOMAS: Will compete for the starting job at defensive end … very athletic and speedy player who has a knack for finding the ball and attacking … closed out his true freshman season with six sacks on only nine tackles.

FRESHMAN (2012): Played 10 games on the defensive line as a true freshman … earned a spot on the conference’s all-freshman team … recorded six sacks, second-most on the team, on just nine tackles in minimal playing time … posted a sack in six different contests … found the quarterback and forced a sack fumble vs. VMI which was scooped up Derek Douglas and returned for a touchdown … had a season-high three tackles and one sack vs. NC State … came into the Appalachian State game and produced one sack and a pass breakup.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 graduate of Glynn Academy ... lettered in football and track and field ... served as a team captain ... posted 75 tackles and 15 sacks his senior season ... named to the all-region and All-Coastal teams.

PERSONAL: Son of Valencia Thomas ... majoring in electrical engineering.

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