PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

More

Report: Houston Texans Work Out Former Penn State Running Back Johnathan Thomas

The Houston Texans held a workout with former Penn State football running back Johnathan Thomas on Tuesday, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle.

Thomas was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals this past April, but he’s since become a free agent. He spent five seasons with the Nittany Lions as a running back, playing in 29 games and finishing with 129 total rushing yards.

The running back’s most productive season came during his senior year in 2018, in which he finished with 87 rushing yards. He earned 84 of those yards in Penn State’s week 3 matchup against Kent State. Thomas only had three carries on the day, but one of them was a 69-yard rush and a touchdown shortly after.

Thomas was an Academic All-Big Ten selection throughout his time at Penn State, and he also won the Iron Lion award after his senior season, which is awarded by the strength and conditioning staff every year.

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
OR
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Will Pegler

Will is a junior majoring in digital and print journalism and is an associate editor for Onward State. He is from Darien, Connecticut and is a lifelong Penn State football fan. He loves a good 80's comedy movie, The Office, and the New York Yankees and Giants. You can catch some of his ridiculous sports takes on his Twitter @gritdude and yell at him on his email [email protected]

Comments

Get notified about breaking news
Loading notification service...
Other posts by Will

Three-Star Quarterback Beau Pribula Commits To Penn State Football

The York, Pennsylvania native is the first in-state player to join James Franklin’s recruiting class of 2022.

Incoming Penn State Football Players Receive Jersey Numbers

Four-Star Tight End Jerry Cross Commits To Penn State

Join Onward State: Fall 2020 Application

Onward State is hiring for the upcoming semester and looking for new folks to join our team and help tell the Penn State story.

Name The College Of Engineering’s Celebratory Creamery Flavor

The College of Engineering wiil rename Scholar’s Chip next year to celebrate its 125h anniversary, but it needs your help.

Send this to a friend