Ole Miss commit likes the ball in his hands

Daniel Thomas (S, N' West CC, MS) - The 6' 2", 230 pound juco star could be playing several different positions for N' West CC next season.

"They still have not decided which position I am going to play," added Daniel Thomas. "I could be playing some QB or RB. I hope it is running back though."

Why does the Ole Miss commit prefer running back?

"I just like having the ball, just running the ball. I do not do too much passing at QB. I usually just tuck it and go with it, so I might as well be playing tailback."

And running is what Thomas has done best in the past has he rushed for 1, 100 yards and 11 TD's at quarterback as a senior at Hilliard Middle Senior HS in Florida, while Daniel's freshman season in junior college saw him carry the ball 79 times for 539 yards and 4 TD's in limited action at quarterback.

Yet, It looks like Daniel could be switching positions when he arrives at Ole Miss.

"They (Ole Miss) like me at safety," stated Thomas who also chipped in 57 tackles and 1 interception as a safety as a senior in high school.

Why does Ole Miss like Thomas at safety?

"Probably because of my size and athletic ability. I can cover a lot of ground, and I am pretty physical."

And even yet another position could be a possibility for Daniel.

"I am up to 230 now, and if I keep growing, they could move me to outside linebacker. I'm telling you. There is no telling where I will end up. I have gotten a lot stronger this summer. I have been working hard in the weight room and classroom this summer. I am benching close to 375 now."

How did Thomas' classes go this summer?

"Great, I am getting out in December. I got a lot of classes out of the way this summer. That was important to me because I want to get into Ole Miss in December so I can get a Spring under my belt before two a days start. I want to get the system down before we start the games. If not, I will be behind everyone else."

Thomas has begun to hear from a new school.

"Kansas State has been talking to me recently. They want me to come in for an official visit. They told me they wanted me to become a part of their program."

Does Daniel still feel solid with his commitment to Ole Miss?

"Yes, I really do. I think the possibility of playing early and having the opportunity to possibly play with a couple of my teammates at Ole Miss just makes them real attractive to me. Plus, they were the first school to offer me."

Which teammates is Thomas speaking about?

"Well, CB Demario Marr is already committed to them, and DE Del Woods is another one. He really wants to go to Ole Miss."

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