Holy Cross' Thomas Shines in Patriot League

PATRIOTLEAGUEDOTORG Holy Cross senior linebacker Jimmy Thomas
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Holy Cross senior linebacker Jimmy Thomas
PATRIOTLEAGUEDOTORG

Sept. 20, 2011

Older and wiser is a nice term to be connected with. That is certainly the case for Jimmy Thomas, a life-long Severn resident who is now a senior linebacker for the football team at Holy Cross in Worcester, MA.

"It is definitely a different role as a senior," Thomas, a graduate of Archbishop Spalding High, told Patch on Monday. "A lot of the guys on the team look up to you. You feel more comfortable every year in the system."

That is an impressive claim for Thomas (6-foot-3, 223 pounds), who has had four different positions coaches in his four years with Holy Cross in the Patriot League.

For the complete article by David Driver of the Severn (Md.) Patch click here