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Julius Thomas
TE #80
Height:
6-5
Weight:
250
Age:
26
College:
Portland State
Hometown:
Stockton, Calif.
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
30
YDS
327
AVG
10.9
TDS
9
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 96 1,120 11.7 74 21 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2014 DEN 7 7 30 327 10.9 35T 9 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
2013 DEN 14 14 65 788 12.1 74T 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 DEN 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 DEN 5 1 1 5 5 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 IND W 31-24 7 104 14.9 35 3 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
2 KC W 24-17 4 39 9.8 16 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @SEA L 20-26 3 17 5.7 9 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 ARI W 41-20 6 66 11 25 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @NYJ W 31-17 4 51 12.8 22 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 SF W 42-17 4 27 6.8 10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 SD W 35-21 2 23 11.5 17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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THOMAS AT A GLANCE:
• A third-year tight end who played 23 games (15 start) during his first three NFL seasons with the Broncos.
• Earned his first career Pro Bowl selection after catching 12 touchdowns to rank third among tight ends and establish a franchise tight end record during the 2013 season.
• Saw action in five games (1 start) for the Broncos as a rookie in 2011 despite being limited by an ankle injury suffered in Week 2.
• Started in Denver’s season opener vs. Oakland (9/12/11) and joined three other teammates as the first rookie quartet to start a season opener since at least 1968.
• Played just one season of college football after starring basketball for Portland State University and earned first-team All-Big Sky Conference by finishing third on the Vikings with 29 receptions for 453 yards (15.6 avg.) with two touchdowns as a senior.
• Participated in the East-West Shrine Game following his senior season and caught a 5-yard touchdown to go along with a two-point conversion for the West.
• Lettered four times in basketball for the Vikings, leading them to their first two NCAA Tournament appearances in school history (2008, ‘09) and finishing as the program’s all-time leader in games played (121), career wins (78) and field goal percentage (.663).
• Selected by the Broncos in the fourth round (129th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

THOMAS AT A GLANCE:
• A third-year tight end who played 23 games (15 start) during his first three NFL seasons with the Broncos.
• Earned his first career Pro Bowl selection after catching 12 touchdowns to rank third among tight ends and establish a franchise tight end record during the 2013 season.
• Saw action in five games (1 start) for the Broncos as a rookie in 2011 despite being limited by an ankle injury suffered in Week 2.
• Started in Denver’s season opener vs. Oakland (9/12/11) and joined three other teammates as the first rookie quartet to start a season opener since at least 1968.
• Played just one season of college football after starring basketball for Portland State University and earned first-team All-Big Sky Conference by finishing third on the Vikings with 29 receptions for 453 yards (15.6 avg.) with two touchdowns as a senior.
• Participated in the East-West Shrine Game following his senior season and caught a 5-yard touchdown to go along with a two-point conversion for the West.
• Lettered four times in basketball for the Vikings, leading them to their first two NCAA Tournament appearances in school history (2008, ‘09) and finishing as the program’s all-time leader in games played (121), career wins (78) and field goal percentage (.663).
• Selected by the Broncos in the fourth round (129th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Signed by Denver as a draft choice 7/27/11.

Thomas’ Single-Game Highs
(Postseason in parentheses)
Receptions — 9 at Dallas, 10/6/13 (8 vs New England, 1/19/14). Receiving yards — 122 at Dallas, 10/6/13 (85, vs. New England, 1/19/14). Longest reception — 44 vs. Baltimore, 9/5/13 (37, vs. New England, 1/19/14). Receiving touchdowns — 2, twice, last at Dallas, 10/6/13 (none).

Receptions — 9 at Dallas, 10/6/13 (none). Receiving yards — 122 at Dallas, 10/6/13 (none). Longest reception — 44 vs.
Baltimore, 9/5/13 (none). Receiving touchdowns — 2, twice, last at Dallas, 10/6/13 (none).

2013: Thomas started 14 games and earned his first career Pro Bowl selection after finishing with 12 touchdown catches, which tied for fifth in the NFL (3rd among TEs) and established a franchise record for a tight end... Totaled 788 receiving yards on 65 catches... Caught five passes for 110 yards and a pair of touchdowns to mark the most yards by a Broncos tight end since Shannon Sharpe posted a team-record 214 yards in 2002... Caught an 11-yard touchdown pass from QB Peyton Manning in the fourth quarter of Denver’s Week 2 win at NYG (9/15)... Joined WR Wes Welker and Saints TE Jimmy Graham as the only players to catch touchdown passes in the first three games of the season with his 13-yard score from Manning in the second quarter vs. Oak. (9/23)... Led the team with nine catches for 122 yards, setting career highs in both categories and adding a pair of scores at Dal. (10/6)... Caught his seventh touchdown pass of the season vs. Jac. (10/13)... Caught his eighth touchdown of the season at Ind. (10/20)... Recorded the second-longest scoring catch by a tight end in team history with his 74-yard touchdown at S.D. (11/10)... Tied for the most touchdowns in a single season in team history with his 10th touchdown reception of the season in Denver’s 27-17 win vs. K.C. (11/17)... Set a franchise tight end record with his 11th touchdown catch of the season vs. Ten. (12/8)... Caught six passes for 78 yards and one touchdown, which was Manning’s NFL-record 51st of the season at Hou. (12/22)... Led the team with 76 receiving yards on six catches in his postseason debut vs. S.D. (1/12)...Led the team with eight catches, finishing with 85 yards in the AFC Championship Game vs. N.E. (1/19).


2012:
Thomas saw action in Denver’s first four regular-season games before being declared a gameday inactive for the remainder of the season.

2011: Selected by Denver in the fourth round (129th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft, Thomas played five regular-season games (1 start) and posted one reception for five yards as a rookie... Joined three other teammates who became the first quartet of rookies to start a season opener for the Broncos since at least 1968... Inactive for 11 regular-season games and two playoff contests due to an ankle injury sustained in Denver’s Week 2 win vs. Cin. (9/18).

COLLEGE: Thomas, who played just one season of college football, saw action in 11 games (1 start) for Portland State University in 2010 and earned first-team All-Big Sky Conference honors after finishing third on the team with 29 receptions for 453 yards (15.6 avg.) with two touchdowns... Hauled in nine passes of 20 or more yards and produced 18 first downs... Invited to play in the East-West Shrine Game, where he hauled in a 5-yard touchdown pass and caught the ensuing two-point conversion to account for the West’s only points of the game...Walked on to the football team during the spring after exhausting his eligibility in basketball.

PERSONAL: Thomas attended Tokay High School in Lodi, Calif., where he was a standout center and power forward on the basketball team... Helped lead Tokay to a 25-9 overall record and a Sac-Joaquin Section title during his senior year when he was named co-Player of the Year by The Record (San Joaquin)... Lettered four seasons in basketball at Portland State, setting school records for games played (121), career wins (78) and field goal percentage (.663)... Named to the Big Sky Conference All-Tournament Team in 2008 and ‘09, helping the Vikings capture conference titles and advance to the NCAA Tournament in both seasons... Averaged 10.8 points and 5.9 rebounds while shooting a school-record .671 from the floor as a senior... Graduated from Portland State with a degree in business administration... Julius Thomas was born on June 27, 1988, in Stockton, Calif.

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