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Lexington Thomas
Lexington  Thomas

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Houston, TX

High School:
Benjamin Davis HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170

Position:
RB

Experience:
2L


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

Rebels Outshine Rainbow Warriors In Thriller

Football wins back-to-back MW games for first time since 2013.

11/01/2017

Stanton Named Outstanding Rebel Of The Week

UNLV football senior Johnny Stanton earns honor after leading Rebels to upset win at Fresno State Saturday.

10/21/2017

Utah State Knocks Out Rogers, Rallies Past Rebels

Next up for UNLV football is a trip to Fresno State.

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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