|2 Dre Thomas
2010 (Junior): Saw his collegiate come to an end due to injury prior to the start of his third season ... In 15 career games, finished with 23 catches for 300 yards and five touchdowns, all coming during his freshman season.
2009 (Sophomore): Played in six games, starting twice ... Finished with four catches for 32 yards, averaging eight yards per catch ... Had one reception in four different games with a season-long 12-yard catch at Georgia Southern ... Was sidelined for a combined five games with both an ankle and later a groin injury ... Missed the majority of spring drills and did not dress for the annual Spring Game.
2008 (Freshman): Appeared in nine games, starting the final three at wide receiver ... His first career start came against Chattanooga at home ... Finished with 19 receptions, the most among true freshmen on the squad, and 268 yards to rank fourth on the team ... Led the team with five touchdown catches ... Made his first career reception at The Citadel, a six-yard catch ... Hauled in his first collegiate touchdown at nationally-ranked Furman, a 13-yard strike just before halftime ... Posted his first multiple touchdown performance during his first career start, catching two TD passes against Chattanooga ... Recorded career highs with five catches for 81 yards, including a career-long 42-yard catch at nationally-ranked Elon ... Caught one pass for five yards in WCU's annual Spring Game.
Prior to Western: Hauled in 142 career catches for 3,595 yards and 34 touchdowns as a prep ... As a senior, played in the first-ever DeKalb County All-Star game after garnering first team All-Region honors ... Caught a career-best 41 passes for 965 yards and 11 scores as a sophomore helping Redan HS advance to the state semifinals ... Also plays boys basketball, earning All-Region honors as a junior, and track & field.
Personal: First name is Andrerius - but prefers to go by the shortened "Dre" ... Is the son of Melva Crowder.