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Wednesday, April 25, 2007

For N.F.L. Draft, the Biggest (XXXXXXL) Sleeper

On the edge of the Texas Gulf is a 370-pound football player who can execute a perfect forward flip. When he lands, the ground trembles. Thomas is as close as modern football can come to an old-fashioned sleeper. In the past two years, his only playing experience was at Northwest Mississippi Community College in Senatobia, Miss. He played in two games, both losses. Football teams everywhere are filled with big men, but many of them can barely move. Thomas has run the 40-yard dash in 4.9 seconds, faster than some N.F.L. tight ends.


For N.F.L. Draft, the Biggest (XXXXXXL) Sleeper - New York Times
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