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Octavius Thomas
Octavius  Thomas

RS Senior

Carrollton, Ga.

High School:
Mt. Zion HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 240




Post Game Notes

Southern Miss 62, UAB 27


Game Preview: Southern Miss vs. Florida Atlantic

Saturday, November 16 | 11:30 a.m. CT | TV: CSS | Hattiesburg, Miss. | M.M. Roberts Stadium (36,232)


Monken Calls Tuesday Best Practice of Fall

The Golden Eagles open C-USA play with league newcomer FIU on Saturday.


Boise State Too Much for Golden Eagles, 60-7

Broncos force 545 total yards on Golden Eagles.


Post Game Notes

Boise State 60, Southern Miss 7


Southern Miss Falls to MTSU, 42-21

Nick Mullens finished with 289 yards and 3 touchdowns as the Golden Eagles fell to MTSU on Saturday.


Southern Miss Falls to Florida Atlantic, 41-7

The Golden Eagles are now 0-10; 0-6 in C-USA play.


Southern Miss Captures C-USA Championship Over Houston, 49-28

The Golden Eagles capture their fifth C-USA football championship.

2012 (r-Jr.)
Sat out the season due to eligibility issues

2011 (r-So.)
Appeared in 10 games ... Recorded five tackles (four solo, one assisted) including a pair at Navy ... Saw his most extensive playing time in the Houston game ... Picked off his first career pass against Southeastern Louisiana and returned it six yards for a touchdown ... Also recovered one fumble

2010 Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
Started the game and recorded a solo tackle for a loss of two yards

2010 (r-Fr.)
Appeared in all 12 games, starting in the last three ... Recorded 18 tackles (eight solos) ... Had season-best three stops at Tulane (11/6) ... Added two-tackle games four times ... Posted 4.5 tackles for loss for 12 yards and 1.0 sack for five yards

2009 (Fr.)

Recorded 65 tackles, 10 sacks, four hurries and three caused fumbles to go along with one interception as a senior ... Had 53 rushes for 392 yards to go along with his 16 receptions for 213 yards and two touchdowns ... Also passed six times for 56 yards ... Scored a touchdown by rush, receiving, throwing a pass and on a defensive score ... Made the All-Area team ... A preseason All-State pick in 2008 ... Most Valuable defensive lineman ... Lettered four times in football and basketball and twice in track ... Was top scorer and rebounder on school's basketball team ... Participated in the long jump in track ... Rated a three-star by ... Voted 6th Man Award and MVP of basketball team and captured a Most Improved Award in track

Son of Cornelia Thomas ... Mother played basketball at Southern Union

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