1 Robert Thomas III
1 Robert Thomas III
Height: 5-10
Weight: 205
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Apopka, Fla.
High School: Apopka
Position: RB

FSU: Helped team to a second-straight national quarterfinal appearance in 2017 ... Saw significant action as one of team's top tailbacks ... Ran for 334 yards on 13 carries with a score ... Member of the Bulldogs' 2016 team that advanced to the NCAA Division II National Semifinals ... Appeared in 10 games before injury as one of team's top tailbacks ... Ran for 232 yards and two scores on 54 carries ... Also had one catch for 23 yards ... Member of FSU squad that won a second-straight GLIAC Championship and reached the NCAA Division II Playoffs in 2015 ... Played in all 12 games at tailback ... Ranked third on squad with 257 rushing yards on 66 carries ... Scored four times on the ground ... Also caught a pass ... Redshirted during the 2014 campaign ... Member of FSU's GLIAC Championship & NCAA Playoff squad ... High School: Tabbed as the Florida Class 8A State Player of the Year … One of eight finalists for Florida's 2013 Mr. Football honor … Ran for a state-leading 2,371 rushing yards with 30 TD's in 2013 … Averaged 10.3 yards per carry … Chosen as the Orlando Sentinel Ironman Player of the Year … Broke a 29-year metro conference record for rushing yards in a campaign … Totaled 230 carries on the ground as a senior … Named to 2013 Orlando Sentinel All-Area Offensive Team … All-State recipient … All-Metro honoree … Played both running back and defensive back in his prep career … Led team to a state runner-up finish and a 13-2 overall record … Helped Apopka establish a state single-season scoring record with 529 total points in 2013 … Was a member of the school's 2012 state championship team … Coached by Rick Darlington … Ran out of the tailback spot in the single wing … Became the school's first-ever 2,000 yard rusher in a season … Participated in the 2013 Nike Football Training Camp … Regarded as a top recruit by many services.