Thomas in 2011
|No. 6 Arizona Cardinals|
|Date of birth:||July 1, 1991|
|Place of birth:||Lynchburg, Virginia|
|Height:||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Weight:||250 lb (113 kg)|
|High school:||Lynchburg (VA) Brookville|
|NFL draft:||2014 / Round: 4 / Pick: 120|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at NFL.com|
Logan Lamont Thomas (born July 1, 1991) is an American football quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Cardinals in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Virginia Tech and was the Hokies' starting quarterback from 2011 to 2013.
Thomas attended Brookville High School in Campbell County, Virginia. He played quarterback, wide receiver, and defensive back. As a senior he completed 118 of 204 passes for 1,535 yards and 20 touchdowns and had 842 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns as a quarterback. On defense he had 80 tackles and four interceptions. He played in the 2009 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
In addition to football, Thomas also competed in track & field his junior and senior years at Brookville. He earned All-state honors in the 110m hurdles (14.95 s), the 300m hurdles (41.03 s), high jump (1.96 m), and discus (48 m). At the 2009 Seminole District Outdoor T&F Championships, he won the long jump event, posting a career-best jump of 6.70 meters.
After being redshirted in 2009, Thomas spent 2010 as the backup quarterback to Tyrod Taylor, appearing in seven games. He completed 12 of 26 passes for 107 yards and 22 rushing yards on six attempts. He also had a two yard receiving touchdown on his lone reception.
Thomas took over as the starter in 2011. He started all fourteen games, throwing for 3,013 yards and 19 touchdowns while also contributing 469 yards and 11 touchdowns on the ground.
In 2012, Thomas completed 220 of 449 passes for 2,976 yards and 18 touchdowns with 16 interceptions. He also rushed for 528 yards and 9 touchdowns. As a senior in 2013 he passed for 2,907 yards with 16 touchdowns and 13 interceptions.
2014 NFL Draft
Thomas was a quarterback prospect in the 2014 NFL Draft. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth round with the 120th overall pick. The Cardinals signed him on a four-year contract on May 21, 2014.
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Wonderlic|
|6 ft 6⅛ in||248 lb||34¼ in||10⅞ in||4.54 s||1.61 s||2.60 s||4.18 s||7.05 s||35½ in||9 ft 10 in||x reps||x|
|All values from NFL Combine|
Thomas made his NFL debut on October 5, 2014, Week 5 against the Denver Broncos in relief of the injured Drew Stanton. Thomas completed his third career NFL pass for an 81 yard touchdown to Andre Ellington. Thomas finished the game completing a single pass in eight attempts as the Cardinals were defeated by the Broncos 41–20. After Week 16 and the Cardinals one sided loss to the Seahawks it was announced that the Cardinals would start rookie Thomas over the struggling Ryan Lindley. However, after a shaky week of practice, coach Bruce Arians announced that the Cardinals would instead go with Lindley.
- Logan Thomas getting his chance to run Hokies’ offense
- NFL Combine Profile
- Patra, Kevin (May 21, 2014). "Arizona Cardinals sign rookie QB Logan Thomas". NFL.com. Retrieved 2014-06-01.
- "Logan Thomas - 2014 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile", NFLDraftScout.com
- "Cardinals' Drew Stanton leaves game; Logan Thomas in". NFL.com. October 5, 2014. Retrieved October 5, 2014.
- "Logan Thomas". NFL Enterprise. Retrieved March 14, 2015.
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