Thomas Talks Top Three

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Three-star receiver Kevin Thomas had a solid performance at Saturday's state 7-on-7 qualifier tournament, where Scout.com talked to him about his decision to narrow his college choices.

The past week has been a busy one recruiting-wise for DeSoto (Texas) 2015 receiver Kevin Thomas.

First, Thomas announced Sunday night that he had narrowed his double-digit offers to a top six of Indiana, San Diego State, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Kansas, and Clemson. Thomas also told BigRedReport.com on Friday that he might visit Nebraska before the summer ends.

But as of Saturday afternoon, Thomas had cut his top six in half.

"My top three right now is Clemson, Indiana, and Kansas," said the 6-foot-1, 175-pound Thomas.

Here's what Thomas had to say about each school:


Clemson: "Real family-oriented, nice staff, and they throw the ball." Thomas added that offensive coordinator Chad Morris, who has very strong Texas high school football ties, is recruiting him.

Indiana: "Big Ten, real nice staff showing me love, and they throw the ball. They were No. 1 in the Big Ten (in 2013) for throwing the ball." Indeed, Indiana was, averaging more better than 306 passing yards per game this past season.

Kansas: "Same thing. Coaches are real nice reaching out to me. And a pro-style offense."


"I already went to Clemson (during spring break). I'm definitely gonna get to Indiana and Kansas for sure," said Thomas, who added that the trio will also be his official visit destinations, though he has not decided yet which games. "Whichever games fit in to the schedule."

In addition to the aforementioned six programs, Thomas has offers from Bowling Green, Maryland, SMU, Toledo, and Wake Forest.

Thomas' DeSoto squad fell 35-31 to Tyler (Texas) John Tyler in one of Saturday's semifinal matchups for a 7-on-7 state tournament berth. Nevertheless, Thomas played well all day, in pool play and against John Tyler. DeSoto's 7-on-7 squad boasts several other FBS recruits, including Wisconsin 2015 linebacker commit Chris Orr, San Diego State 2015 running back commit Jatory Sparks-Brown, multi-offer 2015 receiver Akile Davis, and 2016 four-star quarterback Tristen Wallace, among others.

Thomas, who has 11 offers but only one from within the state of Texas, caught 60 passes for 822 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior in 2013, when DeSoto reached its second consecutive state semifinal.


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