Originally entered the NFL with the Washington Redskins as a college free agent on May 14, 2014... Waived by the Redskins on August 29, 2014... Signed to the Redskins’ practice squad on August 31, 2014... Signed to the Redskins’ active roster on September 25, 2014... Waived by the Redskins on September 26, 2014... Signed to the Redskins’ practice squad on September 30, 2014.
Appeared in 31 career games at Arkansas from 2011-13 after transferring from Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College... Made 72 career tackles (30 solo) as a Razorback and added six career sacks... As a senior in 2013, recorded 31 tackles (16 solo) and 3.5 sacks despite being limited to seven games by a leg injury... In 2012, played in all 12 games, earning two starts, and compiling 18 tackles (six solo) with 2.5 sacks... Played in 12 games in his first season at Arkansas in 2011, making five starts and recording 23 tackles with one sack... Made 48 tackles, including 15 for loss, 4.5 sacks and two pass deflections at Coffeyville in 2010.
Attended Muskogee (Okla.) H.S., where he registered 89 tackles (68 solo), five sacks, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two blocked field goals as a senior... Listed as the No. 71 defensive tackle in the nation and the No. 19 prospect in Oklahoma by Rivals.com... Named Muskogee Phoenix Defensive Player of the Year and also selected by the District 6A-3 coaches as the lineman of the year... Has a wife, Kayla, and son, Raylen... Son of Roslynn Thomas... Born Feb. 18, 1991.
The Washington Redskins hosted the Kids Club Mini Combine where kids did drills and activities similar to those at the NFL Combine. Redskins wide receiver Jerry Rice Jr. and defensive lineman Robert Thomas were there to help out.
Andrew Walker of Redskins.com provides an update on some minor moves made to the team roster/practice squad on Tuesday.