Texas recruited Thurman Thomas as a defensive back

first_imgIf you’re looking for the comments section, it has moved to our forum, The Chamber. You can go there to comment and holler about these articles, specifically in these threads. You can register for a free account right here and will need one to comment.If you’re wondering why we decided to do this, we wrote about that here. Thank you and cheers! Photo Attribution: USATSIPhoto Attribution: USATSI thought this joke was dead but it lives, oh how it lives.Mack Brown famously recruited both Johnny Manziel and Robert Griffin to Texas in the last few yeras as defensive backs and both went on to win the Heisman.In the 1980s Mack Brown wasn’t around but Texas recruited Thurman Thomas as a defensive back as well!Seriously!Here’s the audio of Thomas on the Scott Van Pelt show talking about that and what it was like to play with Barry Sanders.Also, hat tip to Pokelahoma for the alert:That the Mach Brown recruited as a DB extends to Texas recruited Thurman Thomas as a DB makes me so happy— thinks we go 8-4 guy (@Pokelahoma) August 29, 2013last_img

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