=== Hokies' Thomas to return for senior season ===
Blacksburg, VA (Sports Network) - Virginia Tech junior quarterback Logan
Thomas announced Tuesday, on the final day for underclassmen to declare for
the NFL Draft, that he will return for his senior season.
The 6-foot-6, 260-pounder, who was projected as a potential first-round draft
pick prior to the season, completed just 51.3 percent of his throws and threw
18 touchdowns versus 16 interceptions this past fall.
Although he led Virginia Tech in rushing with 524 yards and nine touchdowns,
Thomas' average junior season was surprising, especially after leading the
Hokies to a BCS bowl just one year ago and earning 2011 second-team All-ACC
The Hokies finished the 2012 campaign with a disappointing 7-6 record after
fighting to qualify for the program's 20th consecutive bowl game, the Russell
Athletic Bowl, before defeating Rutgers in overtime, 13-10.
Thomas, however, was just 15-of-39 for 193 yards with two interceptions and
one touchdown in that contest.
01/15 18:24:56 ET