Community service program, involving more than 60 football student-athlete volunteers and three Davis elementary schools, exceeds expectations during its inaugural year
Aggie Stadium hosts annual event; countdown to UC Davis' Aug. 30 season opener is officially underway
UC Davis scores 26 unanswered points; running backs trio helps team post season-high total
Both the Aggies and Cal Poly have won 20 of the 42 head-to-head rivalry games, with two ending in a tie
UC Davis starts the second half of its season against one of two teams with an undefeated league record
DESERT EDGE HS '17: Led football and track & field teams to Division 2 state championships as a junior... The Scorpions finished with a 44-7 overall record in his four years with the football program... Desert Edge reached the state semifinals in 2013, and appeared in two quarterfinals (2014, 2016)... Played for head coach Rich Wellbrock... American Family Insurance All-USA Arizona All-5A and All-Arizona first team selection in 2016... Finished his career with 4,770 rushing yards and 73 touchdowns, both school records... Key rushing stats: 184-for-1498 (8.1 avg.) and 21 touchdowns as a senior; 174-for-1652 (9.5) and 28 TDs as a junior; 149-for-1598 (10.1) and 23 TDs as a sophomore... Also amassed 3,842 career passing yards with 49 TDs and just seven interceptions... Did not throw a pick in 145 attempts as a senior... Set school single-game records for rushing yards (375) and TDs (6)... Ran for 214 yards in the 2015 Division III state title game, leading team to 29-27 upset of Paradise Valley... Two-time state finalist in the long jump (22-6) and 4x100 relay (43.39), adding state runner-up finish in the triple jump as a junior.
PERSONAL: Born in Phoenix, Ariz.... Looking to pursue a career in sports medicine, with an emplasis in physical therapy... Parents are Larry Thomas and Tonya Hollingsworth... Larry played football in college, Tonya played softball... Active in his church's youth ministry... Volunteered with foster care children's organizations since the age of 13, ran a youth camp at Christ Church of the Valley and participated in a buddy program in which he mentored disabled students during while attending Desert Edge HS.