Saw significant playing time as a true freshman and will compete for a starting spot at one of the corner positions.
2009: Appeared in nine games, started one and totaled 11 tackles on the season... Carded a break-up against Colorado... Had a great game at Oklahoma, collecting six stops... Also played vs. Kansas, recording 3 tackles.
HIGH SCHOOL:Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com following the 2008 season... A three-year letterwinner, who was named first team all-district and all-area as a senior, while he also served as the team's captain... Made 50 tackles, tallied six interceptions, forced nine forced fumbles and recovered three others as a senior... Named second-team all-district as a junior after recording 98 tackles, three interceptions, five fumble recoveries and 10 forced fumbles... Also carded 71 tackles, four interceptions and three fumbles recovered as a sophomore... A three-year letterwinner and an all-district honoree in track.
PERSONAL: Darious Duntae Thomas was born August 8, 1991, in Dallas, Texas... Son of Benjamin Thomas and Regina Mason... Has one sister, Tiffany... Majoring in business.