Thourogood did not play during his first year on campus... Participated at practice squad quarterback for much of season, before showing promise in closing weeks of practice after switching to running back.
Multi-year team captain... Ranked among Virginia's top seniors... Lettered four years as dual-threat QB for Virginia Beach power... As senior, despite injuries, named team MVP after accounting for nearly 2,000 total yards and 27 TDs... Named to first team All-Beach District team as senior... As junior, produced 1,012 passing yards, 812 rushing yards and 23 combined TDs... Lettered as sprinter on state champion track squad... Made honor roll all four years.
Lafonte Tavor Thourogood... Born February 3, 1993... "Tay"... Son of Andre and Kimberly Thourogood... Dad is Virginia Beach municipal employee; mom is a nurse... Has six siblings: brother, Deon Miller; sisters, Shanizua, Lyric, Odyssey, Harmony, and Rhythm... Brother is sophomore wide receiver for Temple Owls... Enjoys golf and hunting.