TROY, Ala. – Troy wide receiver Eric Thomas has been added to the Senior Bowl roster, the Senior Bowl announced Friday. The premier collegiate all-star game will take place on Saturday at 3 p.m. in Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala., and will be televised live by the NFL Network.
The Senior Bowl will be the third all-star game in as many weekends for Thomas who played in the NFL Players Association Collegiate Bowl last week and the Medal of Honor Bowl two weeks ago.
Thomas is the Sun Belt Conference's all-time leader with 28 career touchdown receptions. The native of Shreveport, La., caught 66 passes for 993 yards during his senior season and finished the year ranked 10th nationally after pulling down 12 touchdown receptions. He led the country at one point in the season with a touchdown reception in eight straight games.
Thomas finished his Troy career ranked third all-time in school history with 197 receptions, third with 2,655 career receiving yards and second with his 28 touchdown receptions. His totals are good for fifth all-time in Sun Belt history in catches and fourth in receiving yards.