Recruiting update with Victor Thomas

Victor Thomas (DE, Olive Branch, MS) - Many recruiting junkies around the country know all about Olive Branch's Anthony and Markeith Summers and Allen Walker, but the one who has flown under the radar could end up being the best out of the lot.It looks like the college recruiters have taken notice, as Victor has built up quite an impressive offer list. Arkansas recently offered in addition to Ole Miss, MSU, LSU, USM, and Louisville.

The following information was revealed during our interview with Victor Thomas:

How is your season going? "It is going good. We are 4 - 0."

Give us a game by game blow. "We played Kingsbury (TN) in our first game. We beat them like 70-0. I had 3 sacks in that game. In our second game, we played Shelby Broadstreet (TN). We beat them like 77-0, something like that. I had a sack in that game. In our third game, we played N' Side (TN). We won like 54-6. I had like a half of a sack in that game. Last Friday, we played Treadwell (TN). They are from Memphis too. We beat them like 64-6. I think I had one sack in that game. I only played for a few minutes because we were up 3 or 4 TD's in the first quarter."

What improvement have you seen in your game? "My strength. That is the biggest thing, my strength."

What are you working on to take your game to the next level? "My speed and my quickness is the biggest thing I need to work on."

Who was the first school to call you this month? "Coach Orgeron from Ole Miss."

Who else has been calling you? "Memphis, MSU, LSU, Florida, Arkansas, Iowa State, and Nebraska. Just a lot of them."

Do you feel like any one school is coming after you harder than the others? "Probably Ole Miss, but they are all calling me once a week. It is pretty much the same."

Your newest scholarship offer? "Arkansas offered me last week."

Which colleges are standing out? "All of them. All of the ones that have called me are standing out."

Have you set up any official visits? "I am going to do that after my season is over."

Which colleges will you most likely visit? "I know Florida for sure, but I have not just thought about the other schools."

What do you like about Florida? "Their defense, and I know I can come in there and play as a freshman. They need some help."

Have you attended any college games? "I have only been to the Ole Miss/Memphis game."

What did you learn about Ole Miss during that game? "I learned their defense is going to be good."

And Memphis? "I learned that they are tough. They are real tough."

What are you weighing these days? "Around 250 or 255."

Is everyone recruiting you as a DE? "Yes sir."

Is that important to you; to play DE and not DT on the next level? "Yep."

Victor carries a 2.75 GPA and 64 units on the ACT.

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