“We are aware of a reported incident involving conduct by one of our student-athletes. While we are limited in what we can say about the incident, the report is disappointing and not reflective of the high standards we have for our student-athletes on and off the field. In addition to following internal Athletic Association policies, we will be working closely with our administration to ensure we cooperate fully with all law enforcement and campus protocols.”
A recent transfer from Mississippi State, Thomas is a 6-foot-2, 202-pound wide receiver from Eufaula, Alabama. He was State’s leading receiver as a sophomore last season with 44 catches for 626 yards and seven touchdowns.
Thomas had two catches for 23 yards for Mississippi State in its 45-19 loss to Georgia on Nov. 12.