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Demaryius Thomas: Hall of Fame Class of 2023

Demaryius Thomas: Hall of Fame Class of 2023

DEMARYIUS THOMAS, FOOTBALL (2007-09)

Helping lead Georgia Tech to a pair of Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division titles and the 2009 ACC Championship, Thomas, and to 27 victories over his three seasons. A third-team All-American and a first-team All-ACC choice in 2009, Thomas ranks among the Yellow Jackets’ all-time leaders in career receptions (113* – 10th), career receiving yards (2,135* – sixth), single-season receiving yards (950, 2009* – seventh), career yards per reception (18.9* – tied for sixth), single-season yards per reception (25.1* – second), career touchdown receptions (13* – tied for seventh), career 100-yard receiving games (6 – seventh) and consecutive games with a reception (29* – tied for fourth). The Montrose, Ga., native owns two of Georgia Tech’s top 20 single-game receiving yardage totals – 230 vs. Duke in 2008 (second) and 174 vs. Mississippi State in 2009 (16th). Selected No. 22 overall in the 2010 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos (10th-highest NFL Draft pick in Georgia Tech history), Thomas amassed 724 receptions for 9,763 yards and 63 touchdowns in 10 NFL seasons with the Broncos (2010-18), Houston Texans (2018) and New York Jets (2019). He was a five-time Pro Bowl selection and won Super Bowl 50 as a member of the Broncos.

Demaryius will be officially inducted, posthumously, along with other members of the Classes of 2022 and 2023 on October 20 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center

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