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RB Talks About Commitment

Derron Thomas

When Reserve (La.) East Saint John standout running back Derron Thomas was called into his coach's office on Friday, he didn't know what to expect. "My coach was on the phone with Larry Coker from Miami," Thomas said.

"My coach said he had good news and then handed the phone to me. That's when Coach Coker told me that they were offering me a scholarship. I was so happy." Thomas, 5-11 and 185 pounds, said it didn't take long for him to make a final decision. "Coach Coker then called me at my house today and I told him that I was ready to commit," he said. "He sounded happy, I was happy. I'm just glad...

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