41 - Alex Thomas
Alex Thomas
Height: 5-9
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ansonia, CT
High School: Ansonia
Position: RB

Notes: 368 rushing attempts... 1,729 yards and 15 TDs...  55 catches and 399 yards.

2011: Second-team All-Ivy League... Led team with 132 rushes and 732 yards... His 5.5 average was tops on team... Four rushing TDs were second on squad... Had 204 yards at Penn... Made 14 catches for 82 yards... Earned Yale's Jim Keppel Award for team's offensive back of the year.

2010: Second-team All-Ivy RB... Led team in rushing yards (710), TDs (9) and scoring (60)... Caught 27 passes for 247 yards and one TD... Second on team in total offense (710) and all-purpose yards (957)... Three 100-yard games... Career-high 19-137 (7.2), including a 42-yard TD, against Columbia... His 47-yard run at Cornell was the longest run by a Bulldog... Earned Ivy Honor Roll honors once.

2009: Led Bulldogs with 286 yards and 4.0 average... Led RBs with 14 catches (70 yards)... Top Game was 26 carries for 124 yards against Harvard (1 catch)... Started two of the last three games.

2008: One varsity carry, for a yard at Dartmouth. ... Led JV squad in rushing with 402 yards on 55 carries. Scored twice. ...

At Ansonia High School: Set Connecticut career records for rushing yards (8,279), touchdowns (114) and total points (747) and single-season state records for rushing yards (3,596) and TDs (47). Also set a state one-game rushing record of 518 yards (44 carries, 7 TDs). Broke school record for touchdowns set by his brother Ryan. ... Team won 27 in a row, including 13-0 seasons that brought 2006 and 2007 state Class S championships. Media and coaches' polls ranked Ansonia tops in all classes both years. ... Three-time New Haven Register All-State selection. Honored as 2007 state Player of the Year by the Register, Walter Camp Foundation, Gatorade and Coca-Cola. Hartford Courant 2007 offensive Player of the Year. ... National Football Foundation New Haven County Chapter Scholar-Athlete, 2007 Valley YMCA Youth of the Year. Won NAACP's Michael J. Adanti Scholarship.

Personal: Alex Jordan Thomas is the son of Laura and Dwayne Thomas... Hobbies include playing guitar and singing...Silliman College resident

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