Age: 23, born May 7, 1989, in Orange, Texas. Position: Free safety. Height, weight: 5-10, 202 pounds. College: Texas. High school: West Orange-Stark...
Age: 23, born May 7, 1989, in Orange, Texas.
Position: Free safety.
Height, weight: 5-10, 202 pounds.
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High school: West Orange-Stark (West Orange, Texas).
Acquired: Drafted in first round (No. 14 overall), 2010.
Playoff highlights: Thomas intercepted a pass by Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III in the second quarter of the Seahawks’ wild-card victory over the Redskins.
By the numbers:
3 Pro Bowl selections for Thomas, in three years.
10 Career interceptions.
16.7 Average yards per interception return.
Did you know: Thomas participated in a rebuilding project following Hurricane Katrina.
Quotable: “It’s like everybody is family there. It’s a small town. Everybody knows everybody, and I think everybody has a little part in raising you out there.” — Earl Thomas, on growing up in small-town Orange, Texas.