Marcus Thomas, 6-1, 185, 4.5, Tolleson (
Thomas has narrowed his lists of schools to Oregon, Arizona, UCLA, Colorado State and Washington State. He has already visited Oregon and Arizona. "Those were both good visits. Oregon came to my school today. I would say that Oregon and Arizona are recruiting me the hardest. Both those schools would be at the top of my list right now."
Thomas was originally scheduled to visit the
He said that UCLA is definitely in the mix. "Gary Bernardi flew down here last weekend and talked to me at school last Thursday. He said he had no idea who was going to take over, but everything regarding my scholarship is still the same." Thomas said he had heard Mike Riley's name mentioned, and said he wouldn't mind that. "I'm going to UCLA on January 17th, and I am still interested in UCLA."
The Wolverines' season ended in the Arizona Division 4A state semifinals despite four touchdowns by Thomas. He scored two on runs of 13 and seven yards and also caught two passes for touchdowns of 21 and 41 yards. Thomas finished the season with a single-season record of 3,560 yards and 46 touchdowns. He completed his career with a state career record 5,868 yards rushing.