The American Football Coaches Association has named Thomas as one of five offensive lineman on its first-team All-America squad. Thomas also has been named a first-team All-American by Rivals.com.
Thomas will be on the awards circuit next week. He will attend the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame induction ceremonies and banquet at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel where he will be recognized as a National Scholar-Athlete on Tuesday. Thomas will then head to Orlando, Florida, for the Home Depot College Football Awards Show Thursday evening. He will also be part of the taping of an All-America awards show on Friday in Orlando.
Thomas already has been named a finalist for the Outland (best interior lineman), Draddy (best scholar-athlete) and Wuerffel (community service, athletic and academic achievement) Trophies this season.