After a topsy-turvy career at Florida State shrouded by ambiguous violations and injury issues, Matthew Thomas is looking for a fresh start at the NFL level.
Thomas was recruited as a five-star talent out of high school, then dealt with a shoulder injury early in his career, as well as a six-game suspension as a redshirt freshman. His sophomore year was then wiped out due to academic ineligibility, roughly the same time that his mother passed away.
The linebacker then bounced back as a junior and senior to become one of the Seminoles’ top tacklers but continued to run into trouble off the field, including a disorderly intoxication misdemeanor.
At 6-foot-4, 230 pounds, the physical traits are there. He also had an unbelievable combine, but Thomas just has to prove he’s right between the ears to get a look in the NFL.
PRODUCTIVITY SCORE: 108.6 | ATHLETICISM SCORE: 108.2 | AGE SCORE: 96.8
FINAL SCORE: 104.5
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