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Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Demaryius “Bay Bay” Thomas, former star West Laurens star was named to the 2009 All-ACC First Team. Thomas, an NFL prospect in the 2010 draft, was named to the NCAA Division I, All American third team. Thomas so far this season has accumulated 1,077 yards season, 4th most in Georgia Tech history, on 44 receptions. His 24.5 yds. per reception leads the ACC and the nation (more than 30 receptions). In his career, Thomas has average 19.169 yards per reception (118/2262).
The junior receiver is 2nd in Tech history for a single game reception total with 230 in 2008.
Thomas is poised to become the all time Georgia Tech leader in yards per reception per game in a single season and a career as well as setting the record for most yards receiving in a career and a season with one final bowl game to be played.