UNLV football head coach Bobby Hauck's fourth recruiting class at the school, made up of 20 future Rebels, was announced during Wednesday's initial day of the national signing period.
UNLV: A speedy athlete who is one of two wide receivers to sign with UNLV in 2012 ... A three-star recruit according to Scout.com, which ranked him the No. 155 receiver in the class ... ESPNU ranked him as the No. 177 WR ... Also took an official visit to UCLA.
HIGH SCHOOL: A two-year letterwinner at Cosumnes Oaks High School under coach Bryan Gomes ... As a senior he had 38 receptions for 400 yards and seven touchdowns and as a junior he had 278 yards on 19 catches ... Also a punter for the Wolfpack, he averaged 39.0 yards per kick his senior year ... Earned All-Sierra Valley Conference honors at wide receiver and was honorable mention All-Metro as a senior ... Also ran the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay on the track team.
PERSONAL: Michael Lamont Thomas Jr. was born on Dec. 27, 1993, in Sacramento, CA ... The son of Nicole and Michael Thomas Sr. ... Has two younger sisters, Kennedy and Camryn.