TUI-Cypress: Spent the last two years in military service and taking classes at Trident University International in Cypress, Calif., but did not play football ... Enrolled at Tyler (Texas) Community College after high school.
High School: Played his last two seasons at Frayser High in Memphis, Tenn. ... In 2011, he earned all-state, all-city and all-metro honors as the captain of Coach Greg Howard's Rams ... Had 31 receptions for 518 yards and 6 TDs as a senior ... Was also an all-state all-metro and all-city pick as a junior, collecting 816 yards on 26 catches and 8 TDs ... Led the state in yards per reception in 2010 (31.4) ... Played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Raleigh Egypt High in Memphis for Coach Fred Halley.
Personal: Nickolus Marcel Thomas was born 12/30/90 in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. ... Son of Nickolus, Sr. and Candy Thomas of Memphis, Tenn. ... Has two brothers, Darreus and Darreon, and two sisters, Camryn and Nikole ... Plans to major in Business.