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    Thomas a Perfect Fit from Day One

    Go Hoosiers! Jeff Thomas has made a seamless transition from Foothill Community College.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Jeff Thomas has made a seamless transition from Foothill Community College.
    Go Hoosiers!

    April 5, 2010

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Jeff Thomas is one of four players from the Hoosiers 2010 signing class to participate in spring practice. He visited with IUHoosiers.com following practice last week.

    Thomas is a 6-1, 249-pound middle linebacker from Foothill Community College in Los Altos Hills, Calif. After greyshirting the 2007 season, he lettered in 2008 and 2009, set Foothill's career tackles record and was rated the fourth-best junior college middle linebacker by Scout.com.

    In 2009, Thomas was named the NorCal Conference Defensive Player of the Year, first team all-state and first team all-league. He collected a conference-best 104 tackles, 14.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and six pass breakups.

    Thomas played four years of fullback at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo, Calif., where he garnered all-league and all-county recognition, before he moved to linebacker his greyshirt season. He earned first team all-conference and all-state accolades as a freshman at Foothill.

    The son of Jeff and Rouselyn Thomas was born on June 1, 1989, and intends to study sport communication.

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