10 Zach Thomas
10 Zach Thomas
Height: 6-3
Weight: 225
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Arlington, Mass.
High School: Arlington
Position: LB
Major: Economics
Dream Job: Basketball general manager
Favorite Place on Campus: Dining hall
Favorite Professional Athlete: Kevin Garnett
Favorite Pregame Meal: Pasta and chicken
Pregame Superstition: Cleaning my ears
gp 9
tk 21.0
sac 5.5
int -
ffum 1

2016 (Junior): Took the field in all eight of the Jumbos games during the year as they compiled a 7-1 record to finish second in the NESCAC standings...finished the season with 30 tackles and three sacks...the 30 tackles were the seventh most on the team...turned in three tackles and two important quarterback hurries that led to incompletions to help the Jumbos in the season-opening 17-14 win over Wesleyan...had a season-high seven tackles and a sack as the Jumbos topped Bates 12-7 on October 1...totaled three tackles and helped bring the quarterback down once in a 41-21 win over Bowdoin on October 8...finished the set back to Trinity with two tackles and a sack...picked up three tackles in the Jumbos 35-16 win over Williams...turned in four tackles in the Jumbos 27-10 win over Amherst...picked up five tackles on November 5 in a 44-12 win over Colby...finished the season with three tackles and a 1/2 sack in a 48-35 win over Middlebury.

2015 (Sophomore): Played all eight games for the Jumbos this year...finished the season with 31 tackles...lead the NESCAC with nine sacks...had two games this season with multiple sacks, 2.5 against Bates, and 3.5 against Colby...had 9.5 tackles for loss this season.

2014 (Freshman): Appeared in all eight games for the Jumbos his freshman season…recorded seven tackles on the year six of which were solo…as the kicker, he was ten for 11 on extra points and one for two on field goals…the 40-yard field goal he made against Amherst is the second longest field goal in Jumbo football history.

Before Tufts: Played for Arlington High School…was a 2014 Eastern Massachusetts National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete…was selected as a 2014 Massachusetts Shriners All Star…was a 2012 and 2013 Middlesex League All Star…was selected as the 2013 Team MVP…also a member of the indoor track and field team.

Personal: Son of Heather and Leighton Thomas…has a brother, Christopher…father, Leighton, played football for Bowdoin.

Recent Games
Oct 7 Bowdoin W, 31-3
Oct 14 Trinity (Conn.) L, 23-16
Oct 21 at Williams W, 21-13
Oct 28 Amherst L, 31-26
Nov 4 at Colby W, 28-14
Nov 11 Middlebury L, 35-24
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 14 14
Assists 7 7
Tackles 21.0 21.0
Tackles per game 2.3 2.3
Sacks 5.5 5.5
Sack yards 28 28
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries 1 1
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 16 Hamilton W, 35-28 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Bates W, 37-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Bowdoin W, 31-3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Trinity (Conn.) L, 23-16 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Williams W, 21-13 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Amherst L, 31-26 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Colby W, 28-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Middlebury L, 35-24 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 16 Hamilton W, 35-28 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Bates W, 37-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Bowdoin W, 31-3 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Trinity (Conn.) L, 23-16 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Williams W, 21-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Amherst L, 31-26 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Colby W, 28-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Middlebury L, 35-24 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 16 Hamilton W, 35-28 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Bates W, 37-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Bowdoin W, 31-3 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Trinity (Conn.) L, 23-16 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Williams W, 21-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Amherst L, 31-26 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Colby W, 28-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Middlebury L, 35-24 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 16 Hamilton W, 35-28 0 1 0 - - 0
Sep 23 at Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 24-17 - - - - - 0
Sep 30 at Bates W, 37-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 7 Bowdoin W, 31-3 - - - - - 0
Oct 14 Trinity (Conn.) L, 23-16 - - - - - 0
Oct 21 at Williams W, 21-13 - - - - - 0
Oct 28 Amherst L, 31-26 - - - - - 0
Nov 4 at Colby W, 28-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 11 Middlebury L, 35-24 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 16 Hamilton W, 35-28 - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Bates W, 37-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Bowdoin W, 31-3 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Trinity (Conn.) L, 23-16 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Williams W, 21-13 - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Amherst L, 31-26 - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Colby W, 28-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Middlebury L, 35-24 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 16 Hamilton W, 35-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Bates W, 37-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Bowdoin W, 31-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Trinity (Conn.) L, 23-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Williams W, 21-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Amherst L, 31-26 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Colby W, 28-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Middlebury L, 35-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 16 Hamilton W, 35-28 1 - - - - 0
Sep 23 at Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 24-17 1 - - - - 0
Sep 30 at Bates W, 37-17 1 - - - - 0
Oct 7 Bowdoin W, 31-3 1 - - - - 0
Oct 14 Trinity (Conn.) L, 23-16 1 - - - - 0
Oct 21 at Williams W, 21-13 1 - - - - 0
Oct 28 Amherst L, 31-26 1 - - - - 0
Nov 4 at Colby W, 28-14 1 - - - - 0
Nov 11 Middlebury L, 35-24 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 16 Hamilton W, 35-28 0 - - - - - - - 0 - 0 -
Sep 23 at Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 24-17 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 30 at Bates W, 37-17 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 7 Bowdoin W, 31-3 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 14 Trinity (Conn.) L, 23-16 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 21 at Williams W, 21-13 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 28 Amherst L, 31-26 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 4 at Colby W, 28-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 11 Middlebury L, 35-24 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 16 Hamilton W, 35-28 1 1 2.0 1 7 1 7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 24-17 2 2 4.0 1 0 1 1 1 - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Bates W, 37-17 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Bowdoin W, 31-3 3 1 4.0 1 9 1 9 - 1 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Trinity (Conn.) L, 23-16 2 0 2.0 1 1 1 1 - - - - - - 1 - -
Oct 21 at Williams W, 21-13 4 0 4.0 1 10 1 10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Amherst L, 31-26 0 1 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Colby W, 28-14 0 1 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Middlebury L, 35-24 1 1 2.0 0.5 1 0.5 1 - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2014-15 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 33 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2014-15 8 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 8 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 9 - - - - - - - -
Total 33 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2014-15 8 - - - - - - -
2015-16 8 - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 - - - - - - -
2017-18 9 - - - - - - -
Total 33 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2014-15 8 1 2 50% 40 10 11 91% 13
2015-16 8 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 8 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 9 0 1 0% 0 - - - 0
Total 33 1 3 33% 40 10 11 91% 13
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 8 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 8 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 9 - - - - - - - -
Total 33 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2014-15 8 - - - - 0 .0
2015-16 8 - - - - 0 .0
2016-17 8 - - - - 0 .0
2017-18 9 - - - - 0 .0
Total 33 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2014-15 13 1.6 - - - - - - 10 1 0 0
2015-16 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 0 0.0 - - - - - - - 0 - 0
Total 13 0.4 - - - - - - 10 1 0 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2014-15 8 6 1 7.0 .9 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 8 19 12 31.0 3.9 9 45 9.5 46 - - - - - 1 -
2016-17 8 15 15 30.0 3.8 3 12 5 18 - - - - - - -
2017-18 9 14 7 21.0 2.3 5.5 28 5.5 29 1 1 0 - - 1 -
Total 33 54 35 89.0 2.7 17.5 85 20 93 1 1 0 - - 2 -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 9 - - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 9 - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 9 0 1 0% 0 - - - 0
Conference 9 0 1 0% 0 - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 0 1 0% 0 - - - 0
Away 4 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 5 0 1 0% 0 - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 3 0 1 0% 0 - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 9 - - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 9 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 9 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 - - - - 0 .0
Away 4 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 5 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 4 - - - - 0 .0
-
September 3 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - - - - 0 - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - - - - 0 - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - 0 - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - 0 - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - 0 - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 9 14 7 21.0 2.3 5.5 28 5.5 29 1 1 0 - - 1 -
Conference 9 14 7 21.0 2.3 5.5 28 5.5 29 1 1 0 - - 1 -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 7 4 11.0 2.2 3.5 18 3.5 18 - 1 0 - - 1 -
Away 4 7 3 10.0 2.5 2 10 2 11 1 - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 9 3 12.0 2.4 3 26 3 26 - 1 0 - - - -
Losses 4 5 4 9.0 2.3 2.5 2 2.5 3 1 - - - - 1 -
-
September 3 4 3 7.0 2.3 2 7 2 8 1 - - - - - -
October 4 9 2 11.0 2.8 3 20 3 20 - 1 0 - - 1 -
November 2 1 2 3.0 1.5 0.5 1 0.5 1 - - - - - - -