"I want to do it big."

Daniel Thomas, Scout.com three-star safety from Senatobia-Northwest Mississippi Junior College, signed his letter of intent with the Kansas State Wildcats. Thomas is excited about arriving in Manhattan.

"I will enroll at Kansas State in June," said Daniel Thomas. "I am really looking forward to getting up there. They recruited me to play running back for them."

"I am excited about playing running back. I feel good about it. That's the position I wanted to play. That's where I played my whole life until my senior year in high school."

Thomas talked about his decision to become a Wildcat and his relationship with the coaching staff.

"I just liked the facilities and the coaches," he said. "I have a very good chance to play early too. I have a real good relationship with the coaching staff. Coach [Frank] Leonard came down several times to see me. I have met with coach [Ricky] Rahne a lot too. I really like those guys."

The 6-foot-2, 220-pound bruiser talks about his strengths and what he hopes to improve before arriving at KState.

"I would say my versatility is my biggest strengths," Thomas said. "I can do a lot of things. I would like to get up to 225-pounds. I want to improve on my overall strength as well."

As a sophomore, Thomas recorded 600 yards rushing with seven touchdowns and 400 yards passing with four touchdowns.

"The coaches expect me to be the newcomer of the year this season," he said. "I want to do it big. I hope to have 1,000 yards rushing and win some football games."


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