Players

Donald Thomas
G #66
Height:
6-4
Weight:
303
Age:
28
College:
Connecticut
Hometown:
West Haven, CT
Experience:
7
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 45 23
2013 IND 2 2
2012 NE 16 7
2011 NE 10 1
2010 DET 0 0
2009 MIA 16 12
2008 MIA 1 1

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Placed on Injured Reserve on July 31, 2014.
  • Signed by the Colts as an unrestricted free agent on March 13, 2013.
  • Signed by the New England Patriots on November 23, 2011.
  • Released by the Patriots on November 21, 2011.
  • Signed by the Patriots as a free agent on September 14, 2011.
  • Released by the Detroit Lions on September 3, 2011.
  • Signed by the Lions as a free agent on November 23, 2010.
  • Released by the Miami Dolphins on September 4, 2010.
  • Selected by the Dolphins in the sixth round (195th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE:

  • Was a four-year letterman at the University of Connecticut.
  • Started 13 games as a senior in 2007.
  • Named a first-team All-Big East Conference selection.
  • Played in 10 games with two starts as a junior in 2006.
  • Began his junior season playing on special teams and at tight end before moving to guard.
  • Originally joined the team as a walk-on, playing defensive tackle and end for the scout team in 2003.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Earned a total of eight varsity letters at West Haven (Conn.) High School, including four as a center in basketball and four more as a pitcher and first baseman in baseball.
  • Did not play football in high school.
  • Member of the National Honor Society.
  • Earned a degree in political science from UConn.
  • Donald Thomas found football while playing basketball. A former high school baseball and basketball player who had never played football at any level, Thomas arrived at the University of Connecticut. He was playing pick-up basketball with several members of the UConn football team who convinced him to join the team. After meeting with coaches, Thomas walked on to the team as a defensive lineman for the scout team in 2003. He redshirted a year before contributing on special teams. In 2007, he got his chance to play offensive guard.
  • Donald and his wife have one son, Deegan Charles Thomas.
  • Born Donald Grant Thomas in New Haven, Conn.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Placed on Injured Reserve on July 31, 2014.
  • Signed by the Colts as an unrestricted free agent on March 13, 2013.
  • Signed by the New England Patriots on November 23, 2011.
  • Released by the Patriots on November 21, 2011.
  • Signed by the Patriots as a free agent on September 14, 2011.
  • Released by the Detroit Lions on September 3, 2011.
  • Signed by the Lions as a free agent on November 23, 2010.
  • Released by the Miami Dolphins on September 4, 2010.
  • Selected by the Dolphins in the sixth round (195th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE:

  • Was a four-year letterman at the University of Connecticut.
  • Started 13 games as a senior in 2007.
  • Named a first-team All-Big East Conference selection.
  • Played in 10 games with two starts as a junior in 2006.
  • Began his junior season playing on special teams and at tight end before moving to guard.
  • Originally joined the team as a walk-on, playing defensive tackle and end for the scout team in 2003.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Earned a total of eight varsity letters at West Haven (Conn.) High School, including four as a center in basketball and four more as a pitcher and first baseman in baseball.
  • Did not play football in high school.
  • Member of the National Honor Society.
  • Earned a degree in political science from UConn.
  • Donald Thomas found football while playing basketball. A former high school baseball and basketball player who had never played football at any level, Thomas arrived at the University of Connecticut. He was playing pick-up basketball with several members of the UConn football team who convinced him to join the team. After meeting with coaches, Thomas walked on to the team as a defensive lineman for the scout team in 2003. He redshirted a year before contributing on special teams. In 2007, he got his chance to play offensive guard.
  • Donald and his wife have one son, Deegan Charles Thomas.
  • Born Donald Grant Thomas in New Haven, Conn.