- Born in Chicago, IL, Thomas moved and spent part of his childhood living in Australia. His father, Chris, was an international sales manager for Proctor & Gamble and he was stationed there. Thomas grew up learning to surf and enjoyed playing on the beach and eating fish and chips. He didn't begin playing football until he moved to Coppell, TX.
- One of Thomas' two career touchdowns at Stanford came at Levi's Stadium, returning a fumble recovery 34 yards for the score in the Cardinal's 41-22 victory over USC in the 2015 Pac-12 Championship Game.
- Named the 49ers Ed Block Courage Award recipient in 2019. The Ed Block Courage Award is named after Ed Block, the former head athletic trainer of the Baltimore Colts of 23 years. Block was a pioneer in his profession and a respected humanitarian whose most passionate cause was helping children of abuse. The award is presented in his name each year to the player that exemplified a commitment to sportsmanship and courage. Ed Block Courage Award winners from each of the 32 NFL teams are honored at a banquet in Baltimore, MD.
- As a junior at Stanford, Thomas earned the Morris Trophy, a prestigious honor voted on by opposing Pac-12 offensive linemen.
Awards & Honors
- 2019: Ed Block Courage Award
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