Matt Waldman’s RSP Boiler Room No. 321: RB Tavion Thomas (Utah) A Thumper with Legit Agility

Matt Waldman’s RSP Boiler Room showcases a few plays from Utah RB Tavion Thomas’ portfolio to illustrate the Ute’s power, acceleration, vision, and stop-start movement.

A rugged back who had a career year for the Utes, Thomas began his career at Cincinnati as a coveted recruit from Dayton, Ohio. He transferred to the Junior College ranks and wound up homeless for a while before landing in Utah.

What I appreciate about Thomas’ game is that regardless of the scheme — Zone, ISO, Gap, or Duo — Thomas will attack the small creases with conviction. This is what one should expect from a 6-2, 221-pound runner.

A pleasant surprise about Thomas’ game is his stop-start agility, acceleration, and his ability to create in tight spaces with a tool other than the sledgehammer.

If Thomas can improve his ball security, a significant weakness with his game, he could become an NFL contributor.

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