Logan Thomas

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Logan Thomas
Logan Thomas VT press conference 2011.jpg
Thomas in 2011
No. 6 Arizona Cardinals
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-07-01) July 1, 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth: Lynchburg, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school: Lynchburg (VA) Brookville
College: Virginia Tech
NFL draft: 2014 / Round: 4 / Pick: 120
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-ACC (2011)
Career NFL statistics
TD–INT: 1–0
Passing yards: 81
QB Rating: 101.6
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.

Early years[edit]

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).[1] At the 2009 Seminole District Outdoor T&F Championships, he won the long jump event, posting a career-best jump of 6.70 meters.[2]

College career[edit]

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.[3] 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.[4] As a senior in 2013 he passed for 2,907 yards with 16 touchdowns and 13 interceptions.

Professional career[edit]

2014 NFL Draft[edit]

Thomas was a quarterback prospect in the 2014 NFL Draft.[5][6] 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.[7]

Pre-draft measurables
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[8]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

2014 season[edit]

Thomas made his NFL debut on October 5, 2014, Week 5 against the Denver Broncos in relief of the injured Drew Stanton.[9] 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.

Career Statistics[edit]

Year Team G GS W-L Passing Rushing Sacked Fumbles
Comp Att Pct Yds Y/A TD Int Rtg Att Yds Avg TD Sack Yds Fum Lost
2014 ARI 2 0 0-2 1 9 11.1 81 9.0 1 0 101.6 0 0 0.0 0 2 11 0 0
Total 2 0 0-2 1 9 11.1 81 9.0 1 0 101.6 0 0 0.0 0 2 11 0 0



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