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Duke offers Heritage sophomore LB Drake Thomas

Posted May 2

Drake Thomas (32) of Heritage High School. Green Hope High School travels to Heritage High School for the opening week of high school football. Heritage outlasted Green Hope and won by a score of 24 to 10. (Chris Baird / HighSchoolOT.Com)

— Heritage sophomore linebacker Drake Thomas completed the Triangle trifecta Tuesday afternoon after receiving a scholarship offer from Duke.

Thomas picked up an offers from North Carolina State on Dec. 31 and UNC-Chapel Hill on April 1.


Thomas now holds offers from Appalachian State, UNC-Charlotte, Duke, East Carolina, Houston, Marshall, Michigan, NC State and North Carolina.

The standout linebacker tallied 103 tackles – 73 solo – and one sack in 14 games in his sophomore campaign. Thomas also recorded seven tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and averaged 7.4 tackles per contest.

At running back, Thomas racked up 336 yards rushing on 57 carries and recorded one touchdown in his sophomore campaign.

Drake Thomas Highlights

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