41 - Alex Thomas
Alex Thomas
Height: 5-9
Weight: 195
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Ansonia, CT
High School: Ansonia
Position: RB

2008: One varsity carry, for a yard at Dartmouth. ... Led JV squad in rushing with 402 yards on 55 carries. Scored twice. ...

At Ansonia High School: Set Connecticut career records for rushing yards (8,279), touchdowns (114) and total points (747) and single-season state records for rushing yards (3,596) and TDs (47). Also set a state one-game rushing record of 518 yards (44 carries, 7 TDs). Broke school record for touchdowns set by his brother Ryan. ... Team won 27 in a row, including 13-0 seasons that brought 2006 and 2007 state Class S championships. Media and coaches' polls ranked Ansonia tops in all classes both years. ... Three-time New Haven Register All-State selection. Honored as 2007 state Player of the Year by the Register, Walter Camp Foundation, Gatorade and Coca-Cola. Hartford Courant 2007 offensive Player of the Year. ... National Football Foundation New Haven County Chapter Scholar-Athlete, 2007 Valley YMCA Youth of the Year. Won NAACP's Michael J. Adanti Scholarship.

Personal: Alex Jordan Thomas is the son of Laura and Dwayne Thomas. Hobbies include playing guitar and singing.

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