It didn’t take Jordan Thomas long to make his decision. As the Sooners returned to practice in preparation for their Sugar Bowl date against Auburn, on January 2nd, junior corner Jordan Thomas announced via Twitter that he’ll be back in Norman for his senior season.
PSA: I will be returning to the University of Oklahoma for my senior year. 💍🙌#BoomerSooner🏈🏈
— Jordan Thomas (@jayteee2) December 14, 2016
Thomas recorded 44 tackles this season and led Oklahoma with with 16 pass break ups. A native of Klein, Texas, Thomas has 122 total tackles in his Sooner career, to go along with 25 pass break ups and 6 interceptions. Earlier this month he was named as a 2016 Big 12 All-Conference selection for the second season in a row.
A consensus 3-star recruit coming out of high school, Thomas chose the University of Oklahoma over the likes of Northwestern, Oklahoma State, and Utah. He’ll look to anchor an OU secondary that will need to make vast improvements in 2017.