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Steven Thomas Athlete Profile

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Steven Thomas
Position: Defensive Back Height: 5-11 Weight: 172 Roster Years: 2007-2010 Hometown: Chino Hills, CA Last School: Chino Hills High School


  • Parents are Barry and Catherine Thomas

Before BYU

  • Under the direction of head coach Terry Roche, helped lead Chino Hills to an 8-3 overall record, including a 4-1 mark in league play
  • Credited with 31 receptions for 498 yards and four touchdowns as a senior
  • Totaled 49 tackles on the season, including 25 solo and 24 assisted takedowns
  • Averaged 4.5 tackles per game
  • Credited with one sack for a nine-yard loss on the season
  • Twice produced a season-high nine tackles
  • Had one fumble recovery and one blocked field goal during the season
  • Averaged 15.2 yards on nine punt returns
  • Had 12 kick returns for an average of 45.67 yards
  • Returned two kickoffs for touchdowns, including a 98-yarder in the Huskies' 42-25 win over Tesoro
  • Recruited by Utah

2007 | Redshirt Year

  • Participated on scout team

2008 | Freshman Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a redshirt freshman
  • Saw action in four games
  • Contributed on special teams

2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Saw action in 11 games
  • Contributor on special teams
  • Totaled six tackles on the season, including four solo
  • Had three kick returns for 53 yards, averaging 17.7 yards per return
  • Had a long return of 22 yards against No. 3 Oklahoma

2010 | Junior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Started three games before suffering a career-ending concussion
  • Had 10 tackles, 0.5 tackles-for-loss and one pass breakup
  • Had a career-high six tackles vs. Washington