April 11, 2007

Tide offer arrives for Mobile defender

As a lifelong fan of the Alabama football program, Jacoby Thomas waited patiently for an offer from the Crimson Tide, and now that the good news has finally arrived, how does he feel?

"I am not going to lie. It feels awesome," said Thomas, who recently received his official scholarship offer in the mail. "Anytime you get a full ride to school somewhere, that is a big deal. I was a little frustrated that it took awhile to get one from Alabama, but Coach (Lance) Thompson told me that one was coming and not to worry about it."

Thomas has also received scholarship offers from Auburn and Colorado in recent days - bringing his total to four along with Purdue who was the first to offer the 6-foot, 212-pound middle linebacker.

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