Nov 17, 2012; Eugene, OR, USA; Oregon Ducks helmet displayed before the game against the Stanford Cardinal at Autzen Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports

Illinois Football Recruiting: Oregon Offers Racean Thomas

2014 running back Racean Thomas received an offer from the Oregon Ducks on March 11th. This brings his total number of offers to nine.

The other teams to have offered at him include: the Alabama Crimson Tide, the Auburn Tigers, the Arkansas Razorbacks, the Clemson Tigers, the Florida Gators, the LSU Tigers, the Tennessee Volunteers, and the USC Trojans.

It is projected that Thomas is heavily interested in Alabama and Auburn.

Also, he has not received offers, but is receiving interest from the Florida State Seminoles, the Georgia Bulldogs, the Georgia Tech Yellow Tech, the Illinois Fighting Illini, the Mississippi State Bulldogs, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, the Texas Longhorns, the Texas A&M Aggies, and the Wisconsin Badgers.

Thomas is a 5’11”, 196 running back from Oxford, Alabama. He is currently a junior at Oxford High School.

The Oxford Yellow Jackets finished the season with an overall record of 7-4 and a region record of 4-3. They were ranked 28th in the state of Alabama and 953rd in the nation.

As a junior in 2012, Thomas ran for 1,768 yards and twenty-four touchdowns. He also recorded 200 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns.

He was named first team Class 6A all-state by the Alabama Sports Writers Association on December 26th and named second team 2014 All-American by 247 Sports on February 10th.

The four-star recruit is currently ranked 3rd in the state of Alabama, 4th among running backs, and 40th nationally among 2014 high school recruits by 247Sports.

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