De'Anthony Thomas Could Have Been the Top Cornerback in the Nation

Full RideB/R VideoOctober 15, 2013

De'Anthony Thomas was one of the most exciting recruits coming out of the class of 2011, and his recruiting story was just as amazing. The original USC commit made a last-minute change and signed with another Pac-12 powerhouse, the Oregon Ducks.

Thomas, now known for his offensive productivity, wasn't just limited to that side of the ball in high school. Just how good of a defensive back was he in high school?

Watch as recruiting analyst Barton Simmons breaks down Thomas' unique recruiting story.


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