83 Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas Ohio State
usa United States
Los Angeles, CA
High School
Woodland Hills Taft
Past Teams
Ohio State
2012, 2013, 2014

Jersey #: 3 (2014), 83 (2013)

Major: Sport Industry (2014), Undeclared (2013)

Weight: 203 (2014), 199 (2013), 193 (2012)

2014 Media Guide: Michael Thomas red-shirted the 2013 season after earning his first Varsity O letter in 2012 with considerable playing time on offense … he is a third-year sophomore for the Buckeyes … Thomas has been named an OSU Scholar Athlete twice.

2013 Media Guide: Michael Thomas is a Varsity O letterwinner at Ohio State who earned considerable playing time on offense during the 2012 season … he played in 11 games and totaled 196 offensive
plays … he had three receptions for 22 yards … his catches came against UAB (6 yards), Michigan State (10) and Michigan (5).

2012 Media Guide: Michael enrolled at Ohio State in January … he earned OSU Scholar-Athlete status in the classroom after his first two quarters and he coupled that with a fine spring practice that culminated with 12 catches in the spring game for 131 yards (all were thrown by Braxton Miller).

High School: Thomas produced a highlight reel of a senior season at Woodland Hills Taft High School, located in the San Fernando Valley, in 2010 … he caught 86 passes for a state-leading 1,656 yards and 21 touchdowns and was called the most improved football player “by a landslide” in Southern California in November 2010 by the Los Angeles Times … named first-team all-city as a senior, and the No. 98 receiver nationally by Scout.com … played in the 2011 Under Armour All-American game … coached at Taft by Matt Kerstetter … attended Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy last fall (and roomed with current Buckeye Cardale Jones) … he caught 23 passes for 497 yards and seven touchdowns at FUMA in 2011 … rated by Rivals.com as the No. 4 prep school player in the country in 2011.

Personal: Michael is the son of Michael Thomas, Sr. … the nephew of NFL star Keyshawn Johnson.


SeasonTeamGGSTgtRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLng2 Pt ConvFumLost
2012Ohio State112NA3227.30110NANA
2014Ohio State1514NA5479914.8979100