Football

Ja'karri Thomas - 40

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tallahassee, Fla.

High School:
Godby

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230

Position:
ILB

Ja'karri Thomas

03/22/2014

Defense controls first Commodore scrimmage in stadium

Unit limits offense to lone score, forces two turnovers

04/06/2013

Defense shines in scrimmage

Commodores excel in two-hour, 95-play session Saturday

03/23/2013

Rodgers, Stacy recipients of big awards at Commodore celebration

Senior class praised for contributions to program at team banquet

11/23/2013

Vanderbilt at Tennessee 11/23/13 (Howell)

VUcommodores.com

10/05/2013

Vanderbilt vs. Missouri (Howell)

Photos of Vanderbilt's game against Missouri on Oct. 5, 2013 at Vanderbilt Stadium.

2013
Thomas played in all 13 games, seeing action at linebacker and on special teams coverage units... Finished with 24 tackles, including nine solo stops and 2.5 tackles for loss... Posted four total tackles against UMass, UAB and Florida... Also registered a forced fumble vs. Missouri.

2012
Thomas contributed on the practice squad, while redshirting during his freshman season.

High School
Senior co-captain... Four-year defensive starter for 5A school, seeing action along the defensive front and linebacker positions... As senior OLB/DE, posted 57 tackles, five QB sacks and an interception for 9-3 squad that advanced for second straight year to second round of 5A state playoffs... Earned First Team 5A All-State and All-Area as senior... Had 73 tackles, 6.5 sacks and pair of forced fumbles as junior... Started at DE as true freshman when Godby advanced to state finals... Earned three letters as sprinter in track & field and two letters on weightlifting team... Earned Leon County School District's Dale Doss Courage Award as senior.

Personal
Ja'karri Mar'quise Thomas... Son of Morris Knight and the late Catina Ponder... Born Aug. 15, 1993... Has four younger siblings: two brothers, E'yelle, and E'manuel; and two sisters, O'sha and I'mani.

Career Highs
Total Tackles: 4 (3 times), most recently at Florida, 11/9/2013


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