June 14, 2010

Once is enough for Thomas

Three-star cornerback Tino Thomas had never heard from Mississippi State until recently.

But after several strong showings on the summer camp circuit it only took one phone call from the Bulldogs to convince the six-foot, 190-pounder to come visit. The trip was well worth it as Thomas returned home to Memphis, Tenn., with a scholarship offer in hand.

"I came because of the good facilities that Mississippi State has to offer," Thomas said. "It's a good school. It's in the SEC. It's a powerhouse, what can I say?"

Thomas also had the opportunity to check out some of the Bulldogs facilities on Sunday and came away impressed with one aspect for sure.

"I've seen their weight room and it's lovely," Thomas said. "It was real fabulous and I love the weight room."

While MSU was the latest to offer Thomas, he already holds scholarships from Arkansas, Kentucky, Memphis, Duke, Middle Tennessee, Southern Miss and Virginia.

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