20 - Tyler Thomas
Tyler Thomas
Height: 5-9
Weight: 194
Year: So.
Hometown: Jackson, Mich.
High School: Jackson
Previous College: Eastern Michigan
Position: RB

Has the ability to have an impact year . . . All-league caliber player if healthy . . . Potential is extremely good . . . Explosive and fast player . . . Has good hands . . . Knows how to find the hole and run . . . Good playmaker . . . Played in all 10 games in 2009 and made two starts . . . Ran for 233 yards and four touchdowns on 47 carries (5.0 average) . . . Also caught four passes for 24 yards . . . Ran five kickoffs for 84 yards (16.8 average) . . . Transferred prior to the 2009 season from NCAA Division I Eastern Michigan . . . Practiced with the EMU team in 2008 but did not play in any games . . . Twice received EMU's Practice Player of the Week Award . . . Graduated from Jackson High School . . . Prepped by head coach Jack Fairly . . . Named to the academic honor roll and received a citizenship award . . . Rushed for 1,137 yards and 12 scores as a senior . . . Completed his career with a 7.3 yards per carry average . . . Twice regarded as a All-Capital Area Activities Conference and Jackson Citizen-Patriot All-Area first team honoree . . . Also received Detroit Free Press Honorable Mention All-State accolades . . . All-Area track performer . . . Rushed for 1,002 yards on 149 carries as a junior . . . Was also an all-conference track honoree . . . Has one sister . . . FSU Letters: One . . . Born 9/28/90 . . . General Studies major.

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