Derrick Thomas
Derrick  Thomas

RS Senior

Greenbelt, Md.

High School:
Eleanor Roosevelt

Last College:
Penn State

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180



Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Rice 41, Marshall 24


Roberts Returns More than Depth to Corner

The Word on the Herd-April 6, 2013


Heater Playing Chess with `Moving Parts' on Defense

The Word on the Herd-March 11, 2013


Football Downed by UAB, 38-31

Marshall's defense forced four turnovers


Postgame Notes

UCF 54, Marshall 17


Marshall 31, UAB 38 - AP Photos

Marshall 31, UAB 38 - AP Photos

2012: Played in all 12 games, starting eight...Had 53 tackles (29 solo, 24 assists) with two tackles for loss...Posted one interception and four pass breakups with one fumble recovery and one forced fumble.

2011: Played in nine games for the Nittany Lions and made four tackles.

2010: Played in the initial four games, recording three tackles, one interception and two pass breakups...Made two tackles and grabbed his first career interception against Kent State...Saw action on 124 snaps on defense and special teams, topped by 49 against the Golden Flashes.

2009: Redshirted

High School: As a senior for Coach Tom Green at Eleanor Roosevelt HS, Thomas earned all-state, all-county and all-conference honors...A standout cornerback and running back, he ran for 923 yards and scored 16 touchdowns during his senior season...A Rivals.com four-star recruit, he recorded 43 tackles and five interceptions as a senior.

Personal: Full name is Derrick Linwood Thomas. He is a communication arts and sciences major. Born March 7, 1991.