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Louis Thomas
Louis Thomas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Marrero, La.

High School:
Archbishop Shaw

Last College:
UL-Monroe

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 202

Position:
Safety

Birthdate:
03/20/1985

Experience:
1L

Major:
Finance


TULANE: A two-year letterwinner and returning starter who has played in 19 career games with seven starts and owns career numbers of 55 tackles (33 solo)... begins fall drills listed as the No. 2 free safety.

2006: Started seven of 12 games and ranked fifth on the team in tackles with 54 (33 solo)... was responsible for three stops for lost yardage and two quarterback sacks... produced the best game of his career with 11 tackles, including eight solo, one for lost yardage and a sack vs. Rice... notched eight tackles at No. 8 Auburn and six stops and a takedown for lost yardage at No. 10 LSU... was credited with five stops, a TFL and a sack vs. SMU... also finished with five tackles at Houston and UTEP.

2005: Played in 10 games on special teams... recorded his first career tackle against UTEP (10/14).

2004: Sat out the season after transferring to Tulane from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

Prior To Tulane: Did not see any action as a member of the team at UL-Monroe.

HIGH SCHOOL: Recorded six interceptions and 18 pass breakups as a senior to earn all-district honors as well as all-West Bank honors at Archbishop Shaw... recorded 54 solo tackles and 91 total stops... tallied 15 tackles versus John Curtis for his best single game total... an All-West Bank selection as a junior on the Eagle's 13-3 team and lettered as a sophomore for the state finalists... a three-year letterwinner in track and field... jumped 44-9 in the triple jump and was the regional winner in that event as a senior... a member of the Dean's List and National Honor Society, and listed among "Who's Who Among American High School Students."

PERSONAL: A finance major... born Louis H. Thomas III on March 20, 1985, in Metairie, La.... the son of Louis, Jr. and Angela Thomas.