FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas safety Tramain Thomas has
been named to the watch list for the Jim Thorpe Award, which honors
the nation's top defensive back.
Thomas, a senior from Winnie, Texas, was named second-team
All-Southeastern Conference last season and has seven career
interceptions. He led the Razorbacks with four interceptions last
season and had a career-high 83 tackles. He made a career-high 14
tackles in a win at Mississippi State.
The Jim Thorpe Award watch list is chosen by a screening
committee, and players can be added during the season. The award
winner is selected from three finalists and will be announced in