October 4, 2007
Signee Hotseat: James Thomas
Editor's note - All of the Hotseat interviews were conducted in the spring or summer before the signees reported.
Name: James Thomas
Other schools offering scholarships: Oklahoma State, Kansas State, Michigan, Missouri, Arkansas, Iowa State, Nebraska, Baylor, Kansas, Texas Tech, Arizona, Tulsa, Mississippi St., Indiana, TCU, and Houston.
1. Who is your favorite football player of all-time?
Hmm, my favorite football player? Well, I haven't ever really thought about that but my favorite football player, well, there are a couple of them but it would have to be Ray Lewis.
He brings so much to the game with leadership and I want to be like him in that I'm a great leader for my team and I want to be a role model to young kids around the world who also can play football.
3. What is the best football team you've ever seen?
Well, family is really important to me so I would say our 2006 state championship team. It was the team I just got off of this year in high school the La Marque Cougars. We were so close that we were like brothers. The coaching staff was caring like they were our dads and their wives and girlfriends were like our moms. We were real a tight and close family.
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