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Lexington Thomas
Lexington  Thomas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, TX

High School:
Benjamin Davis HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170

Position:
RB

Experience:
3L

Major:
Urban Studies


04/14/2018

Football Caps Spring With Sun-Splashed Showcase

Rebels put on show for crowd of 3,200.

04/11/2018

Solberg Named Outstanding Rebel Of The Week

UNLV men's tennis junior Richard Solberg earns honor after going 4-0 over the weekend to lead the Rebels to a pair of Mountain West victories.

02/21/2018

Ames Named Outstanding Rebel Of The Week

UNLV baseball junior Nick Ames earns the honor after hitting .500 with three home runs and eight RBI in three Rebel wins over the weekend.

11/17/2017

Rogers Rallies Rebels Past Lobos In Thriller

Rebels win three conference games in row for first time since 1994.

11/11/2017

BYU Spoils Senior Night For Rebels

UNLV forced to win final two games to become bowl-eligible after falling to Cougars.

11/04/2017

UNLV vs. Hawaii

USATSI Photos from UNLV football vs. Hawaii - Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017

10/21/2017

UNLV vs. Utah State (USATSI)

UNLV vs. Utah State (October 21, 2017)

09/24/2016

UNLV vs. Idaho

Sept. 24, 2016

11/14/2015

CSU 49, UNLV 35

UNLV falls to CSU 49-35.

09/26/2015

UNLV 80, Idaho State 8

UNLV cruises past Idaho State with an 80-8 win.

UNLV: A super-speedy back who was the top freshman runner in the conference in 2015 and followed that up with a career-high 642 yards as sophomore last fall … Will compete with Charles Williams for the starting tailback spot this season … Already has seven career 100-yard rushing games, which ties him with two other backs for 11th on the school’s all-time list … Joined by fellow Lone Star State product Xzaviar Campbell in the Rebel backfield.

2016: Appeared in 10 games and finished second on squad with 642 yards while leading squad with eight rushing touchdowns … Also caught six passes for 83 yards and two more scores … Turned in three straight 100-yard rushing games during the season … Bolted for 112 yards on 19 attempts vs. UCLA at the Rose Bowl on Sept. 10, 113 yards on 17 carries at Central Michigan one week later and a career-high 160 vs. Idaho on just 19 attempts Sept. 24 … His fourth century-mark effort of the fall came in a win at Hawai’i on Oct. 15 when he finished with 102 on 21 carries, including a 34-yard run to the end zone … Had two long scoring sprints: a 55-yarder scoring vs. Idaho just one week after going untouched for an 85-yard TD run against CMU … The run in Mount Pleasant marked the longest by a Rebel RB since Darin Brightmon’s school-record 89-yarder vs. New Mexico State in 1989.

2015: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 12 games … Finished second on the team with 506 net rushing yards and three touchdowns on just 81 attempts for a gaudy per-carry average of 6.2, which ranked ninth in the country among freshman backs with at least 500 yards … Despite coming off the bench, Lex tied the school’s freshman record for 100-yard games with three … Rushed for 106 yards and one touchdown on just seven carries in Game Four vs. Idaho State … Ran a season-high 17 times for a career-high 120 yards and a score vs. Hawai’i in Game Nine … Followed that up by sprinting for 118 yards and a score on just 11 attempts at Colorado State in Game 10 … Caught 10 passes for 100 yards with a long of 26 … Also returned 12 kickoffs for 250 yards and 20.8-yard average.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-year letterwinner at Benjamin Davis HS in Aldine, TX, under coach James Showers … Earned all-district first team honors as a senior … Also a four-year letterwinner in track.

PERSONAL: Lexington Ryan Thomas was born in Houston, TX … The son of Warren Williams and Stacy Thomas … Has two brothers: Gavin Thomas and Dylan Williams, and one sister, Monique … Majoring in urban studies.

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