Michael Thomas is an American football wide receiver currently playing for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He holds the NFL record for the most receptions by a player through his first three seasons, with 321.
Michael Thomas Bio; Parents, Education, Height, Weight
Michael William Thomas Jr. was born on 3rd March 1993 to parents Michael Thomas, Sr. and Bernadette Thomas. He grew up with an older sister Nnzinga Thomas in Los Angeles, California.
Thomas attended Taft High School to pursue high school education in Woodland Hills, California. Afterward, he went to Ohio State University to play college football. The footballer stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 meters) and weighs 212 lbs (96 kg).
His NFL Career; Stats
Michael was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the second round (47th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft. He set franchise records for a rookie in receptions, receiving yards, and touchdowns in his first season.
Michael Thomas’ NFL career stats from 2016 to 2018 (Picture: NFL)
The wide receiver finished the 2017 season with a stats of 104 receptions for 1,245 yards and five touchdowns. 125 receptions for 1,405 yards and nine touchdowns. Similarly, he had 125 receptions for 1,405 yards and nine touchdowns in the 2018 season.
Contract & Salary
Thomas signed a four-year, $5.11 million contract with $2.60 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $1.92 million with the Saints in 2016.
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Moreover, he penned a five-year, $100 million contract extension with $61 million guaranteed with the Saints. The contract made him the highest-paid wide receiver and the first non-quarterback offensive player to sign a $100 million contract in NFL history. He is likely to earn an average salary of $19,250,000 per year.
Is Michael Thomas Married To Wife?
The 26-year-old has not disclosed his personal life to the public yet. Though some gossip sites state that his girlfriend name is Maria, he has not flaunted his relationship status to the media eyes.
Well, the NFL player looks like he is actively involved in his profession through his Instagram posts. He is yet to relish a married life with his wife so far.
Some Interesting Facts About Michael Thomas
- While in high school, Michael was ranked by Rivals.com as a four-star recruit.
- His uncle is former Pro Bowl wideout, Keyshawn Johnson.
- Thomas came in rank #81 by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018