Michigan DB Ambry Thomas declares for NFL Draft
Another Michigan star is heading to the NFL.
On Thursday evening, defensive back Ambry Thomas announced that his career at Michigan has come to an end. He will now focus his efforts on training for the 2021 NFL Draft. His decision comes a little over a week after the B1G called off the fall football season.
“After long thought and numerous discussions with my parents, I have decided to forego my remaining eligibility and declare for the 2021 NFL Draft,” Thomas wrote. “This was a very difficult decision as there is nothing I wanted to do more than suit up in the maize and blue this fall.”
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— Ambry Thomas (@Tavonn_) August 20, 2020
Thomas has appeared in all 39 games of his career dating back to 2017, making 13 starts. He had just one season of eligibility remaining with the Wolverines.
During his three seasons with in Ann Arbor, Thomas collected 54 tackles, broke up 9 passes, recovered 5 fumbles and intercepted 4 passes. As a specialist, he racked 808 return yards and a touchdown on kickoff returns.
Thomas is the second Michigan star to declare for the NFL Draft this week. He joins offensive lineman Jalen Mayfield.