Flathead’s Connor Thomas Signs with Bobcats

By Beacon Staff

BOZEMAN – Montana State football coach Rob Ash has announced the signing of Kalispell Flathead offensive lineman Connor Thomas.

Thomas earned first team all-state honors on offense and defense as a junior and all-conference honors as a senior. He has also finished in the top three at the state wrestling tournament each year of high school and won the 2010 Class AA shot put title.

Thomas joins his older brother, Tyler Thomas, who transferred to MSU from Oregon State in January. Tyler Thomas was dismissed from the OSU team after two alcohol-related incidents.

Connor Thomas had given a verbal commitment to Oregon State last summer.

Ash says Connor Thomas is an outstanding talent as an offensive lineman and has excellent balance, footwork and agility along with good size.

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