38  Damarcus Thomas
Damarcus Thomas
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lithonia, Ga.

High School:
Cedar Grove

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 235

Position:
DE

Experience:
SR-r

2004 (Junior):
Reserve defensive end with seven tackles on the season ... credited with a season-high three tackles at Georgia ... saw action in 11 games.

2003 (Sophomore):
Saw action in 10 games as a reserve linebacker and special teams performer ... recorded a season-high three solo tackles on special teams at Western Michigan and was named Marshall's Special Teams Player of the Week ... recorded 15 total tackles and 10 solo stops on the year ... recorded four tackles in the loss at Troy State.

2002 (Freshman):
Saw action in nine games as a reserve linebacker and special teams performer to earn his first varsity letter ... credited with 16 total tackles on the year, including 11 solo stops ... had a season-high six tackles in the win over Buffalo ... posted one tackle for loss and one quarterback hurry.

2001:
Redshirted, did not play.

High School:
Was a four-year letter winner for coach Ozzie Harrel at Cedar Grove High ... was a three-year letter winner in baseball ... named all-county and Defensive Player of the Month for September ... was his team's offensive and defensive player of the year ... was an all-county selection in baseball three straight years ... hit better than .500 during his sophomore season and was team MVP for two years.

Personal:
Full name is Damarcus Alonzo Thomas ... born on January 29, 1983 ... son of Dirk Jones and Hattye Thomas ... one of eight children, they include Shontella Thomas, Caronda Tilman, Ricktavious Tilman, Franquetta Thomas, Jonathon Moore, Hali Thomas and Marquez Jones ... majoring in social studies 5-12.