Dymonte Thomas 25
Dymonte  Thomas


Alliance, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 199




Peppers, Lewis Lead All 11 Defenders Honored by B1G

Peppers, Lewis Lead All 11 Defenders Honored by B1G


Sibling Rivalry: Thomas and His Buckeye Brother

Sibling Rivalry: Football's Thomas and His Buckeye Brother



Tackles: 10 - Iowa, 2016
PBUs: 2 - (2x), last vs. Maryland, 2016
FF: 1 - Miami (OH), 2014
Interceptions: 1 - Illinois, 2016

At Michigan
• Graduated from the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, with a degree in general studies
• Four-year letterman
• Earned 2015 U-M Athletic Academic Achievement
• Has appeared in 47 games, making 21 starts at free safety
• Registered 128 tackles, one interception, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and 17 pass breakups during his cateer
• 2016 All-Big Ten honorable mention (coaches and media)
• 2014 Academic All-Big Ten

Senior (2016)
• All Big Ten honorable mention (coaches and media)
• Was the team's Defensive Player of the Game against Illinois
• Started all 13 games at safety
• Posted a career-high 70 tackles, one interception, 10 pass breakups, forced one fumble, and recovered another fumble
• Posted four or more stops in 10 of the 13 games
• Registered five tackles in season opener against Hawaii (Sept. 3) and UCF (Sept. 10)
• Tallied seven stops and a pass breakup against Colorado (Sept. 17)
• Posted a career-best eight tackles against Penn State (Sept. 24)
• Contributed with four tackles against Wisconsin (Oct. 1)
• Recorded two pass breakup and one assisted tackle at Rutgers (Oct. 8)
• Registered his first career interception against Illinois (Oct. 22)
• Contributed with one tackle against Michigan State (Oct. 29)
• Made three solo stops and six overall tackles against Maryland (Nov. 5)
• Made a team-leading 10 tackles at Iowa (Nov. 12)
• Made eight tackles and added one pass breakup against Indiana (Nov. 19)
• Registered four tackles at Ohio State (Nov. 26)
• Led the team with seven tackles, one fumble recovery and two pass breakups vs. Florida State in the Orange Bowl (Dec. 30)

Junior (2015)
• Has appeared in 10 games as at safety, making four starts
• at Maryland (Oct. 3): Tallied one tackle and a pass breakup
• Northwestern (Oct. 10): Made two tackles and broke up a pass
• Michigan State (Oct. 17): Recorded a pass breakup
• at Minnesota (Oct. 31): Tallied five tackles, four of which were solos
• Rutgers (Nov. 7): Made four tackles and broke up two passes
• at Indiana (Nov. 14): Recorded three tackles
• Ohio State (Nov. 28): Had three tackles
• at Florida (Jan. 1): Tallied four tackles and a quarterback hurry

Sophomore (2014)
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Earned second varsity letter
• Appeared in nine games, making three starts
• Recorded 27 tackles, 19 solos and one forced fumble
• Maryland (Nov. 22): Tied his career high with five tackles
• Penn State (Oct. 11): Made first collegiate start, recording four tackles
• Minnesota (Sept. 27): Posted three tackles
• Miami (OH) (Sept. 13): Recorded four tackles and posted first career forced fumble
• Appalachian State (Aug. 30): Recorded a career-high five tackles

Freshman (2013)
• Earned first varsity letter
• Appeared in three game as a reserve defensive back
• Also contributed on special teams
• Tallied seven stops and a blocked punt
• Central Michigan (Aug. 31): Registered first career blocked punt

• Attended Marlington High School (2012) coached by Ed Miley

Key Statistics
• Registered 70 tackles, one interception and a fumble recovery, while rushing for 1,270 yards and 18 touchdowns on 175 carries as a senior
• Tallied 102 tackles and one interception on defense and rushed for 875 yards and 13 touchdowns on offense as a junior

Honors and Rankings
• Participated in the Army All-America Game

Other Sports
• Letterman in baseball and wrestling

• Dymonte D. Thomas was born on November 30, 1993


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