Oct 22, 2011; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; A detailed view of the eyes of LSU Tigers mascot Mike VI in his cage prior to kickoff of a game against the Auburn Tigers at Tiger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Alabama Football Recruiting: Racean Thomas Visits Auburn


2014 running back Racean Thomas unofficially visited the Auburn Tigers on May 25th. Thomas joined twenty-two other 2014 recruits who were visiting the Tigers for their Big Cat Weekend. He is also ranked 29th on the Fansided150 Class of 2014 Football Rankings.

Oct 29, 2011; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers cheerleaders perform during the second half against the Mississippi Rebels at Jordan Hare Stadium. The Tigers beat the Rebels 41-23. Mandatory Credit: John Reed-USA TODAY Sports

Racean Thomas has received offers from the Alabama Crimson Tide, Auburn Tigers, Georgia Bulldogs, LSU Tigers, Ole Miss Rebels, Oregon Ducks, Arkansas Razorbacks, California Golden Bears, Clemson Tigers, Florida Gators, Miami Hurricanes, Mississippi State Bulldogs, Tennessee Volunteers, UCLA Bruins, and USC Trojans.

Thomas’ top five teams consist of Alabama, Auburn, Georgia, LSU, and Ole Miss. However, the two teams are the head of the pack are Bama and Auburn.

The 247 Sports Crystal Ball currently has the Crimson Tide and the Tigers as the two predicted spots to land the 2014 recruit.

Out of the nine predictions, Auburn has received 67% of the vote.

Racean Thomas is an good overall running back.

He has power, speed, vision, explosiveness, and the build to be an effective runner at the next level. However, his weakest skill is his change of direction.

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 5th in the state of Alabama, 7th among running backs, and 65th nationally among 2014 high school recruits by 247Sports.

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Also, check out the Fansided 150 Class of 2014 Rankings.

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