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Bryan Thomas


6' 1"
Zephyrhills, Fla.
205 lbs.
Bryan Thomas

CAREER: Has appeared in 17 games for the Gators on special teams and as a backup at safety...2008: Played in seven games on the season...Picked up one tackle against South Carolina and one tackle against The Citadel...Had a left knee injury during preseason and missed several games to start the season...2007: Appeared in 10 games as a member of the kickoff and punt return teams...Missed games versus Tennessee and Ole Miss due to a knee injury...Did not see game action versus Michigan in the 2008 Capital One Bowl...Tied for second in special teams’ tackles with 12, seven solo and five assisted...Collected 13 total tackles on the season...Recorded a career-high four tackles as a member of kickoff squad versus Vanderbilt...Member of the Leadership Committee...2006: Did not play...PREP: Rated as the No. 11 safety prospect in the country according to to the Class 3A all-state third-team defensive squad by the Florida Sports Writers Association...Totaled 1,300 yards receiving, with 10 touchdown catches as a senior...Added 93 tackles with three interceptions on defense as a senior...Was a team captain who blocked three kicks and returned three other kicks for touchdowns on special teams during his final prep season...Also ran track during his high school days at Zephyrhills High School...Earned fourth place at the Class 2A state track championship in the 400-meter dash (49.08)...Caught two touchdowns in a 41-21 loss to Mitchell during the 2004 season - three days after he could barely walk from a knee injury...Returned three interceptions for touchdowns, including one for 92 yards against Hernando and another 99 yards against Gulf...Also had two 99-yard punt returns for touchdowns...High school coach was Tom Fisher...Chose Florida over Clemson, Ohio State, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia...Active member of the Goodwill Gators who participated in Jump Rope for Heart...PERSONAL: Was born on Sept. 20, 1987...Parents are Phil and Stephanie Williams...MAJOR: Sociology.




Year    UT-AT  TT        TBL      QBS     FF        FR        PD       INT

2007    7-6       13        0          0          0          0          0          0

2008    0-2       2          0          0          0          0          0          0

Totals: 7-8      15        0          0          0          0          0          0



Tackles: 4 (Vanderbilt, 2007)

QB Sacks: None

Forced Fumbles: None

Interceptions: None


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