FSU gets Keir Thomas, DL transfer to South Carolina


Keir Thomas transfer to Florida State. The old one South Caroline The defensive tackle announced his decision to travel to his home state and play for the Seminoles via social media.

Thomas was hired at FSU at one point as a rookie at Miami Central High. He ended up going to South Carolina instead and had a productive five-year career with the Gamecocks. Thomas (6-3, 275) has recorded 142 tackles, 19.5 TFL and 8.5 sacks in 44 career games.

Thomas is expected to have a year of eligibility remaining at Florida State, where he’ll be pushing for a starting position as a leading defensive end or quick inside defender after taking on both roles in South Carolina. He will likely play outdoors and initiated into FSU, but will mostly work on the borderline.

FSU continues to stock experienced SEC Advocates through the Transfer Portal. They have already added and signed DE Jermaine Johnson (Georgia) as well as CB Jarques McClellion (Arkansas).

Chances are, Thomas will sign up for FSU before the add / remove is complete on Monday, Noles247 has learned. If that happens, it means Thomas would be on campus and available to practice in the spring.

Thomas was ranked No. 387 overall in the 2016 recruiting class and No. 18 on the strong defensive side.


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