Combine Performance Helps Linebacker

This in-state linebacker talks about his recruiting and how the Combine helped his stock rise.

Eufaula, Ala.--Linebacker Terrence Thomas is coming off an impressive performance at the All-American combine in Tuscaloosa. He impressed the college coaches and the activity level of recruiting has reached another level.

"Coaches from Vanderbilt, Alabama, South Florida, Mississippi State, Jacksonville State and Samford have come to the school this spring," said Terrence Thomas from Eufaula, (Ala.). "Auburn plans to come Wednesday, and a few other schools are coming as well.

"I received a call from a coach at Mississippi State last week. Coach [James] Willis from Auburn called me as well."

Thomas measured 5-11, 203-pounds at the combine. He ran a 4.59 forty-yard-dash and a 4.66 shuttle.

"I thought I had a good work-out," he said. "I met a lot of new people there. I was impressed with a lot of the linebackers and running backs. The running backs had a lot of speed and quickness.

"Overall, I thought I did really good. I think it helped me out. I wouldn't mind going back to another combine."

Several schools have Thomas on the recruting radar and are pursuing, but one school has stepped-up their level of recruiting.

"I would have to say Mississippi State is recruiting me the hardest right now," he said. "I haven't received any offers but, I think they may be close."

Thomas was asked to name favorites and he replied, "I don't want to name any favorites right now."

Thomas plans to camp at Alabama, Auburn and Mississippi State.

Stay tuned to for the latest recruiting news with Terrence Thomas.

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