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2 Will Thomas

At Charlotte: Two-sport star in football and track and field.  Football: Signed with the 49ers on Feb. 1, 2012 as a member of the 49ers first-ever recruiting class ... was the first signee in school history ... his National Letter of Intent was received via fax with a 7:02 timestamp on Wednesday morning, Feb. 1., 2012 ... earned three letters in football.

2015: Played in three games during the 49ers inaugural season at the FBS level as a member of Conference USA ... saw action in the 49ers first C-USA home game, vs. FAU.

2014: Played in six games as both a receiver and on special teams … did not record a catch ... earned Dean’s List honors (GPA 3.4+) in Spring 2014 and Athletic Director’s List honors (3.0 GPA or higher) in Fall, 2012.

2013:  Played in eight games, including historic first game, Aug. 31, vs. Campbell ... made two catches in those eight games, including a four-yard reception and a catch that ended in an 11-yard loss ... earned Athletic Director’s List honors (3.0 GPA or higher) in Fall, 2012.

2012: Served a red-shirt season in 2012-13 as 49ers prepared for 2013 inaugural season

2013 Track & Field - Outdoor:  Competed during the outdoor season.  Indoor: Finished third in the high jump at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a leap of 6’8.25 which was the second-best performance on the team during the season.

At Topsail: An all-conference and all-Area selection who was also a two-time state track and field high jump champion (6’9) ... helped Bryan Davis-coached Topsail High to an 8-4 record and the Pender County title as a senior ... Averaged 15.5 yards per catch as a wideout ... saw time at quarterback and running back, producing over 600 total yards ... Was a defensive back on the opposite side of the ball for the Pirates ... a four-year varsity football player ... Named ECC Track and Field Player of the Year.

Personal: Born on March 3, 1993... parents are Michele Thomas and Karen Thomas... siblings are Michelle Shepard, Tatiana Thomas, Angelia Thomas, Lovelee Williams, and Gabe Thomas ... full name is Michele William Antonio Thomas. ...  double major in Criminal Justice and Sociology ... enjoys dirtbiking.

Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 174
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Hampstead, N.C.
High School: Topsail Senior
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