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Azareye’h Thomas

Azareye’h Thomas - Football - Florida State Seminoles

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Defensive Back
Niceville, Fla.
high school


Appeared in 11 games…recorded 14 tackles, including 2.0 for loss, one interception and one pass breakup…All-ACC Academic Team…Seminole Scholar…grabbed first collegiate interception and had one tackle in 45-3 victory at Miami…made season-high three tackles in 49-17 win vs. Louisiana…registered two tackles, both for loss to post season-best 2.0 TFLs, in 44-14 win vs. Boston College…made two solo tackles in 41-16 win vs. Georgia Tech…recorded one tackle and one pass breakup in 35-32 Cheez-It Bowl victory vs. Oklahoma…had two tackles at No. 14 NC State…made solo tackle vs. No. 22 Wake Forest and in 38-3 win at Syracuse…recorded one tackle in season-opening 47-7 win vs. Duquesne…also saw action vs. No. 4 Clemson and in 45-38 victory vs. Florida.


Consensus four-star prospect…ranked as No. 5 athlete nationally, No. 11 overall prospect in Florida and No. 67 overall in America by Rivals…rated nation’s No. 4 athlete, Florida’s 13th-best prospect and No. 93 overall nationally on 247 Composite…ranked No. 4 athlete nationally, No. 16 overall prospect from Florida and No. 109 overall by 247Sports…No. 133 on ESPN300…ranked as nation’s No. 7 safety and No. 15 overall prospect in Florida by ESPN…helped lead Niceville to second round of 2021 FHSAA 7A state playoffs…rushed for 421 yards, averaging 8.6 yards per carry, caught 33 passes for 438 yards and scored 17 total touchdowns…on defense, added two interceptions and recovered one fumble…Northwest Florida Daily News Large Schools Defensive Player of the Year his junior season after leading Niceville to state semifinals for first time since 2015…in five playoff games in 2020, accounted for 427 yards and six total touchdowns and did not allow touchdown all season playing defensive back.