LSU Gold
Wide Receiver
Walker, La.
High School
Walker HS

A big-play threat in LSU’s passing game … Made quick transition from high school to college last year as a true freshman, as he played a significant role in the LSU offense … Part of LSU’s receiving rotation from the start last year and ended up with 28 receptions for 359 yards and a pair of touchdowns … Very athletic player who could have played college basketball at a number of Division I schools … Great length and jumping ability … Soft hands and has the ability to make the difficult catch … Won’t get beat on a 50/50 ball … Good after the catch as well.

Played in 12 games, starting 9 times … The 9 starts were the most of any true freshman on the team lasdt year … Caught 28 passes for 359 yards and 2 TDs … Caught at least one pass in all but one game in which he appeared … Hauled in a 8-yard TD pass on LSU’s opening drive against Alabama, putting the Tigers up 7-0 in the first quarter … The TD reception against Alabama was the first of his career … Added a 42-yard reception in the third quarter in win over ULM … The 42-yard reception stands as his career long … Caught 1 pass for 18 yards in collegiate debut at UCLA … Caught career-best 5 passes for 32 yards vs. Auburn … Has career-high 61 yards on 4 catches in win over ULM … Capped season with 2 receptions for 15 yards vs. Kansas State in the Texas Bowl.

Two-sport standout at Walker High School just outside of Baton Rouge … Excelled in both football and basketball at Walker High School … Earned 4-stars from ESPN, Rivals and the 247Sports Composite rankings … Listed as the nation’s No. 86 high school prospect and the No. 13 wide receiver … Listed as the No. 4 player in Louisiana … Caught 30 passes for 507 yards and seven TDs as a senior in 2020 … Added a pair of rushing TDs … As a junior, hauled in 75 passes for 1,272 yards and 17 touchdowns … Caught 10 passes for 155 yards and a TD against top-ranked St. Thomas More as a senior … In his first football game at Walker – which came as a sophomore in 2018 – caught four passes for 278 yards and three TDs (89, 63, and 75 yards) … Selected to participate in the 2021 Adidas All-American Bowl … On the basketball court as a freshman, helped Walker to a 33-4 mark and the 2018 5A championship, the first in school history … Named Most Outstanding Player in state title game in 2018 after scoring 20 points and grabbing eight rebounds in win over Landry-Walker … As a sophomore, had 29 points and eight rebounds in a loss to Thibodaux High School in 2019 5A state title game … Named second team 5A All State as junior … Scored more than 1,000 points in each of his three seasons of basketball … Coached in high school by Chad Mahaffey.

Brian Thomas’ Career Highs
Receptions: 5 vs. Auburn, 2021
Receiving Yards: 61 vs. Louisiana-Monroe, 2021
Receiving TDs: 1, 2x (Last: vs. Louisiana-Monroe, 2021; First: at Alabama, 2021)
Longest Reception: 42 vs. Louisiana-Monroe, 2021


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