Aaron Thomas
Aaron  Thomas


Burnet, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 188


Two-time All-SLC Honorable Mention


Aaron Thomas Named 2016 Southland Conference McCarty Award Winner

Former SFA athletic director Steve McCarty is the namesake for the citizenship award


Stephen F. Austin Honors Its Own at 2016 Champions Dinner

Annual event recognizes the top athletic performances in SFA Athletics for the past year


Lumberjacks Rally Past Colonels, 28-24

SFA scores 14 unanswered in fourth quarter to secure first victory of 2015


'Jacks Come Up Short in BOTPW, 34-28

Easly paces the Lumberjacks with 213 rushing yards


Game Day Feature: Aaron Thomas

Feature profile from September 19th football game program


2012 Battle for Chief Caddo

Nov. 17, 2012 - Homer Bryce Stadium SFA 34, Northwestern State 17

Career: Played in 41 games during his SFA career with 28 starts ... Finished with 141 catches for 1,955 yards and 11 touchdowns ... SFA record holder for receiving yards in a game with 242 vs. Prairie View A&M in 2013 ... Two-time honorable mention All-Southland Conference selection.

2015 (Senior): Played in six games for the Lumberjacks with five starts … Caught 16 passes for 210 yards and a touchdown … Opened the year with six receptions for 71 yards against Northern Arizona … Registered six catches for 64 yards and a touchdown against McNeese State … Hauled in a season-long 45-yard reception against Sam Houston State … Missed the final five games after suffering a career-ending shoulder injury … 2015 AFCA Good Works Team nominee.

2014 (Junior): All-Southland Conference honorable mention selection at punt returner ... Appeared in all 13 games with 10 starts at wide receiver ... Hauled in 53 catches for 703 yards and a pair of touchdowns on the year, ranking second on the team ... Ranked eighth in the SLC in receptions per game (4.0) and ninth in receiving yards (53.4) ... Had a season-high eight catches for 130 yards against Texas A&M-Commerce for his fourth career 100-yard receiving game ... Had six catches in the season opener at 20th-ranked Kansas State for 85 yards ... Notched six catches for 48 yards against Sam Houston State ... Posted six catches for 60 yards against Abilene Christian ... Notched three catches for 40 yards with a pair of touchdowns in the win at Houston Baptist ... Returned 28 punts for 295 yards on the year, averaging 10.5 yards per return, ranking 15th nationally ... Recorded a 56-yard return against Weber State, a season-long ... Also had a 46-yarder at Northern Iowa in the NCAA FCS opening round ... Finished the season with 998 all-purpose yards

2013 (Sophomore): All-Southland Conference honorable mention ... Southland Conference All-Academic Team selection ... Started all 11 games he appeared in as part of the Lumberjack receiving corps ... Hauled in 40 passes for 719 yards and four touchdowns on the season ... Set a program record for receiving yards against Prairie View A&M, accumulating 242 yards on 10 catches, including a 76-yard touchdown reception ... Pulled down five catches for 132 yards against Sam Houston State ... Had six receptions for 109 yards and a pair of touchdowns against Nicholls State ... Notched six catches for 79 yards in the upset victory over second-ranked Montana State ... Caught five passes for 66 yards and a touchdown in the season opener at Weber State ... Also credited with nine tackles on special teams, including three against Montana State.

2012 (Freshman): Played in 11 games earning two starts ... Finished the season with 32 receptions for 323 yards and four touchdowns ... Hauled in a career-high seven passes for 99 yards at McNeese State ... Followed that up with a six-catch performance for 46 yards against Lamar ... Closed out the season by hauling in six passes for 69 yards and a touchdown against Northwestern State ... Caught three passes for 40 yards against Nicholls State, and took two of the receptions to the end zone for scores.

2011 (Redshirt): Utilized his redshirt season, competing as a walk-on before earning a scholarship during spring practices.

Prior to SFA: Two year letterwinner at wide receiver and defensive back at Burnet High School ... Two-time all-district selection, including being named the District 27-3A Offensive MVP in 2010 ... Old Spice Player of the Year in 2010 ... Honorable mention all-state selection as a defensive back as a senior ... Finished his prep career with nearly 800 receiving yards, eight touchdowns and 10 interceptions ... Helped guide the Bulldogs to a pair of playoff appearances ... Coached by Doyle Walker ... Also lettered twice in baseball, earning a pair of all-district honors ... Three-time academic all-district selection ... Academic all-state honoree in 2010 ... National Honor Society member ... Son of Mike and Deana Thomas ... Father was a kicker for Angelo State (1980-83) ... Graduated with a degree in international business in summer 2015 and pursuing his master's degree in business administration ... Married wife Addie in the summer of 2015.

Thomas' Career Statistics



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