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Ky Thomas

Position Running Back
Height 5'11"
Weight 200 lbs.
Class RS-Sophomore
Hometown Topeka, Kan.
High School Topeka HS / Minnesota

2021 (R-Fr. at Minnesota): Played in nine games for the Golden Gophers…Finished the season with 824 yards on 166 carries, averaging 5.0 yards per carry…Had six touchdowns on the season, including two at Indiana, where he rushed for 105 yards on 26 carries…Voted Offensive MVP of Guaranteed Rate Bowl against West Virginia, rushing for 144 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries against the Mountaineers…Also posted 100-yard games against Maryland (21-139-1); Northwestern (21-106-0) and Iowa (29-126-0)…Had six catches on the year for 44 yards…Made his college debut at Colorado, rushing for 66 yards and a touchdown on seven carries.

2020 (Fr. at Minnesota): Did not appear in a game…Utilized redshirt season.

High School: First football player from Topeka to be named Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Kansas, when he earned the honor in 2019…No. 2 rusher all-time in the state of Kansas with 7,703 career yards, while also adding 95 rushing touchdowns…Became the sixth running back in Kansas to rush for more than 3,000 yards in a season, when he rushed for 3,009 yards and 35 touchdowns as a senior for Topeka High…Ran for 366 yards in his final game against Derby…Rushed for at least 1,250 yards in each of his four seasons at Topeka High…Rated as a 3-star prospect by Rivals.com and 247 Sports…Ranked as the No. 2 player in the state of Kansas by Rivals and the fourth-best by 247…Ranked as the 27th-best running back in the nation by 247 and the 28th by Rivals…Ranked as the 410th best player in the country by 247.