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Justin Thomas
Justin Thomas

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Prattville, Ala.

High School:
Prattville

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 189

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
03/15/1994



10/21/2014

#TGW: Reversing Course

Tech looks to get back in the ACC Coastal race Saturday at Pitt

10/19/2014

Postgame Notes: North Carolina 48, Georgia Tech 43

10/11/2014

#BuzzRewind: No. 22 GT Falls Short to Duke, 31-25

The Yellow Jackets look to bounce back against North Carolina.

10/04/2014

#BuzzRewind: Football Stays Undefeated, Wears Down Canes

The Yellow Jackets remain undefeated at 5-0.

09/24/2014

Complexity in Motion

Every play in Tech's option attack has the potential to go for a touchdown

10/11/2014

Football vs. Duke

NCAA Football: Duke at Georgia Tech (USATSI)

09/08/2014

Tech Beats Tulane, 38-21

Photos by Steve Jensen

09/06/2014

Georgia Tech @ Tulane (USATSI)

Georgia Tech @ Tulane (USATSI)

07/31/2014

#GTCAMP14: Practice 1 Photos

#GTCAMP14: Practice 1 Photos

11/14/2013

Football at No. 8 Clemson (USATSI)

Robert Godhigh piled up 229 yards of total offense and scored two touchdowns in 55-31 defeat.

Honors
*ACC Back of the Week (Sept. 22, 2014)

In the Tech Record Books
* 7th - single-season rushing yards for QBs (625)
* 8th - career rushing yards for QBs (859)

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): Completedeight-for-18 passesfor 235 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 36 yards at UNC (Oct. 18) ...Recorded his third 100-yard rushing game of the season with 15 carries for 119 yards and one touchdown while throwing six completions for 61 yards vs. Duke (Oct. 11) ... Had 13 rushing attempts for 27 yards and went 4-for-7 for 53 yards vs. Miami (Oct. 4) ... Named the ACC's Offensive Back of the Week after rushing for a career-high 165 yards on 22 carries and one touchdown and completing7-of-18 passes for 125 yards and one touchdown at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ...Recorded 325 yards of total offense, 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).

2013 (redshirt freshman): Played in 10 games as a back-up to starter Vad Lee... rushed 33 times for 234 yards (7.1 ypa) and two touchdowns... completed 9-of-17 passes (.529) for 131 yards and one touchdown... had five rushing attempts for 53 yards and one touchdown in his first collegiate game, vs. Elon (Aug. 31)... completed all four of his passing attempts for 30 yards and one touchdown at BYU (Oct. 12)... carried 10 times for 95 yards and a touchdown vs. Syracuse (Oct. 19)... rushed three times for 23 yards and completed 2-of-3 passes for 27 yards at Clemson (Nov. 14).

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.

Career Highs
Rushing Attempts: 22 at Virginia Tech, Sept. 20, 2014
Yards Rushing: 165 at Virginia Tech, Sept. 20, 2014
TD Rushing: 1, six times , last vs. Duke, Oct. 11, 2014
Long Rush: 50 vs. Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2013
Passing Touchdowns: 4 vs. Georgia Southern, Sept. 13, 2014
Passing Yards: 282 vs. Wofford, Aug. 30, 2014
Completions: 11, twice, last vs. Georgia Southern,Sept. 13, 2014
Attempts: 24 vs. Georgia Southern, Sept. 13, 2014
Passing Efficiency: 275.25 vs. Wofford, Aug. 30, 2014
Long Pass: 71 (to DeAndre Smelter) vs.Wofford, Aug. 30, 2014

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