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#13 Dwayne Thomas
Position: Cornerback
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 182 lbs.
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: New Orleans, La.
High School: O.P. Walker HS
Major: Sport Administration
Born: 08/22/1993
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Dwayne Thomas Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 08/03/2014

One of LSU's talented young defensive backs who will compete for playing time at safety as a sophomore ... Listed as a backup safety on the depth chart entering the fall ... Started in the spring game at strong safety and registered nine tackles ... Received the Most Improved and Overcoming Adversity Awards during spring drills ... Expected to continue to be a valuable contributor on special teams.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Saw action in 11 of 13 games primarily in LSU's nickel and dime packages only missing the Mississippi State and Florida games ... Totaled 10 tackles, three sacks and two forced fumbles ... Collected his first career tackle versus TCU during season opener and earned his first tackle for loss against Kent State ... Notched three pass breakups against Auburn ... Racked up 2.0 sacks for a loss of 11 yards, forced one fumble and earned one PBU versus Furman ... Secured game-clinching sack and forced fumble during the final minute of the Arkansas game.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Played in three of LSU's first four games as a true freshman in 2012 before suffering season-ending injury ... Did not record any statistics ... Granted a medical redshirt following the season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Became the sixth football player from O. Perry Walker High School to sign with LSU in the last 20 years ... Finished his senior season with 67 tackles, 14 pass breakups and three interceptions ... Named an All-State, All-Metro, and All-District 10-4A player as a junior ... Played in the 2011 Offense/Defense All-American Bowl ... Named to the 2011 Louisiana All-State football team ... Rated a four-star athlete by both Rivals.com and Scout.com and a three-star be ESPN.com ... Ranked as the No. 14 cornerback by Rivals.com and 247sports.com, 23rd by Scout.com, and 26th by ESPN.com ... Ranked as the fifth overall recruit in Louisiana by Rivals.com, 10th by 247sports.com, and 18th by ESPN.com ... One of the Times-Picayune's Top Blue Chip prospects ... A SuperPrep All-American and member of the 2011 Press-Register Super Southeast 120 ... Named to the Scout.com Southeast 150 and ESPNU.com Top Louisiana Recruits ... Coached by Emanuel Powell.

PERSONAL
Father is Dwayne Biggs ... Mother and stepfather are Barbara and Thomas Spears ... Born Aug. 22, 1993 ... Majoring in sport administration.

CAREER HIGHS 
Total tackles: 2, three times (Last: vs. Furman, 2013; First: vs. Kent State, 2013)
PBUs: 3 vs. Auburn, 2013
Sacks: 2.0 vs. Furman, 2013
Interceptions: None

THOMAS' CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2012
3-0
0
0
0
0-0
0-0
0
0
0-0
0
0-0
2013 11-0 6 4 10 4.0-24 3.0-23 5 1 0-0 2 0-0
Totals
14-0
6
4
10
4.0-24
3.0-23
5
1
0-0
2
0-0
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