The Jackets look to string two halves together Saturday in Blacksburg
A numerical look at the Georgia Tech's historic first meeting with Georgia Southern
Justin Thomas settled in for big second half in first career start
Coach Johnson meets the media to preview #WOFvsGT
Photos by Steve Jensen
Georgia Tech @ Tulane (USATSI)
#GTCAMP14: Practice 1 Photos
Robert Godhigh piled up 229 yards of total offense and scored two touchdowns in 55-31 defeat.
Georgia Tech vs. Syracuse - UTSI
Named the starting quarterback heading into the 2014 season ... may be the quickest quarterback in college football... runs the option well and is an underrated passer with surprising arm strength... gives the Yellow Jackets a big-play threat under center.
2014 (redshirt sophomore): Recorded 325 yards of total offense, including a career-high 137 rushing yards, threw four touch downs and rushed for one vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ...Carried the ball 10 times for 70 yards including a 27-yard rush and threw three completions for 15 yards at Tulane (Sept. 6) ... In first career start, recorded 353 yards of total offense while setting career-highs in passing yards (282), completions (11), passing attempts (15), rushing attempts (13) and passing touchdowns (2) against Wofford (Aug. 30).
2012 (true freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Prattville HS... played for head coach Jamey DuBose... ranked as a four-star prospect and the No. 19 all-purpose athlete in the country by Rivals... led Prattville to the Class 6A state championship in 2011... was named the MVP of the state championship game... completed 66 percent of his passes this season for 1,652 yards and 13 touchdowns and rushed for 896 yards and seven TDs... ranked second in the state in total offense and fourth in passing... won the Alabama state 4A-6A championship in the 100-meters with a time of 10.79 second... also played basketball and baseball at Prattville... won basketball regional titles in 2010 and 2011.
Personal: Full name is Justin Micheal Bryant Thomas... born March 15, 1994 in Montgomery, Ala... son of Milton and Tanya Thomas... has three siblings - Blake, Paige and Krissy... his cousin Quentin Riggins played linebacker at Auburn (1986-89)... lists winning the 6A state football title, and three world series titles in travel baseball as his most memorable athletic achievements... a business administration major.