UT Football BIO
24 Adonis Thomas

Listed at No. 1 at running back in preseason depth chart...Candidate for Doak Walker Award as nation's best running back.

Second-team All-MAC pick...Second  in MAC with 84.5 yards rushing per game and in total yards rushing with 1,098...Led MAC with 6.3 rushing average...Scored eight rushing TDs...Second on team with 31 pass receptions...Also had two TD receptions...Twice has caught five passes in a game... Gained 763 yards on 7.3 yards per carry with six scores in the final six games of season...Career-high 193 yards and two TDs vs. FIU in Little Caesars Pizza Bowl...Had career-high 87-yard TD run in that game, the third-longest scoring run in UT history...163 yards vs. BGSU, including an 81-yard TD run...Notched 152 yards and two TDs on just 10 carries at Northern Illinois...Had 60-yard TD run vs. NIU...130 yards vs. Ball State...Had 35-yard run for TD vs. Cardinals...47 yards and one TD vs. Kent State, as well as five receptions and one TD reception...94 yards and one TD vs. Wyoming, along with two receptions for 32 yards vs. Wyoming...79 yards vs. Purdue...Made first career start vs. Ohio, gaining 53 yards on 17 carries.

Played in 11 games, four at running back...Rushed for 151 yards...Rushed for season-high 107 yards vs. Miami...Caught one pass on the season...Also made seven tackles on special teams.

Played in seven games, all but one on special teams...Rushed the ball nine times for 40 yards vs. Miami...Had a 10-yard TD run against the RedHawks.

Sat out the season as a redshirt.

High School
Earned first-team all-conference and first-team all-county honors as a senior...High school team was state champion in 2006, and made it to the state semifinals in 2005...Rushed for 1,999 yards, averaging 11.7 yards per carry, and caught 13 passes for 350 yards as a senior.

Full name is Adonis Lamar Thomas....Birthdate: Feb. 25, 1989...Parents are Jean Voltaire and Tina Thomas...Individualized studies major. 


Year G/S Att. Yds. Avg. TD LP
2007 DNP-Redshirt
2008 7/0 9 40 4.4 1 10-Miami
2009 11/0 27 151 5.6 0 34-Miami
2010 13/12 175 1098 6.3 8 87-FIU
Totals 31/12 211  1289  6.1 9 87-FIU

Career Game Highs

Rushing Yards: 163 (Bowling Green, 11-17-10)
Rushing Attempts: 24 (Bowling Green, 11-17-10)
5 (Twice, last vs. CMU, 11-26-10) 

Position: Running Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Newark, NJ
High School: Weeguahic
Experience: High School
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