Racean Thomas stays focused on season 

October, 17, 2012
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ESPN Watch List running back Racean Thomas may be close to a decision, but he’s not letting it become a distraction. Last Friday, Thomas rushed for 172 yards and four touchdowns, all in the first half, as Oxford (Ala.) High School won its fourth straight game.

His recent play has led to more accolades and more schools that have started to show interest. Thomas was nominated for this year's Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Alabama, and he also earned an invitation to the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

In recruiting, he’s started hearing from new schools like Michigan and Notre Dame, and he says the interest has picked up from Florida State recently.

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