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Keir Thomas

Keir Thomas - Football - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

Defensive End
Redshirt Senior
Miami, Fla.
high school
Miami Central
other college
South Carolina


Started all 12 games and recorded 42 tackles, including 12.0 for loss with 6.5 sacks, 15 quarterback hurries and one pass breakup…average of 0.54 sacks per game ranked ninth in ACC…tackles for loss total ranked 10th in conference…third-team All-ACC…team captain…Monk Bonasorte Award…Seminole Scholar…made 7.5 tackles for loss, including 5.5 sacks, over final five games of season…recorded career-high 3.0 tackles for loss with career-high-tying 2.0 sacks as part of season-best seven-tackle game, all solo stops, and six quarterback hurries at Boston College…credited with 11 quarterback pressures by TruMedia via PFF, highest total nationally that week…named ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week for his performance…matched career-high with 2.0 sacks in three-tackle game, all solo stops, vs. North Carolina State…named ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week for his performance vs. Wolfpack…made four tackles, including 1.0 sack, in season opener vs. No. 9 Notre Dame…registered one quarterback hurry vs. Jacksonville State…had two tackles, 1.5 for loss, at Wake Forest…recorded five tackles, 1.0 for loss, three quarterback hurries and one pass breakup vs. Louisville…made four tackles, 1.0 for loss, vs. Syracuse…had one solo tackle at North Carolina…made one tackle and one quarterback hurry vs. UMass…recorded six tackles, including 2.5 for loss with 1.5 sacks, and two quarterback hurries at Clemson…made six tackles vs. Miami…registered three tackles and two quarterback hurries in season finale at Florida.


Appeared in 47 games with 32 starts in five seasons at South Carolina…recorded 142 tackles, including 18.5 for loss with 8.5 sacks, and eight quarterback hurries…started all seven games played in 2020 and made 32 tackles, 5.5 for loss with 3.0 sacks…ranked second among Gamecocks in tackles for loss and sacks…made career-high eight tackles, all solo, in win vs. No. 15 Auburn…earned Dr. Harris Pastides Outstanding Student-Athlete Award following 2019 season…redshirted in 2019 due to injury, appearing in two games and making four tackles with 1.0 for loss…started all 12 games played in 2018 and registered 44 tackles, 3.5 for loss with 1.5 sacks, and four quarterback hurries…had three straight games with at least one TFL…appeared in all 13 games with 11 starts in 2017 and recorded 38 tackles, 4.5 for loss with 2.0 sacks, three quarterback hurries and one forced fumble…played in all 13 games with two starts as true freshman and made 24 tackles, including 4.0 for loss with 2.0 sacks…helped lead Miami Central to consecutive 6A state championships…earned first-team 6A all-state and 8A-6A Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2015…recorded 154 tackles with 50 sacks over two seasons for Rockets.