The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed rookie safety Shamarko Thomas to a four-year contract. The Steelers selected Thomas with the 111th overall pick in last month's NFL draft, trading a third-round pick in 2014 to the Cleveland Browns to move up and take Thomas.
Financial details were not disclosed. Thomas is expected to be the primary backup at safety after veterans Ryan Mundy...
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May 16, 2013
The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Syracuse safety Shamarko Thomas with their fourth round pick of the 2013 NFL draft. The Steelers traded their No. 3 pick in '14 for the 111st pick in this draft.
SHAMARKO LANELL THOMAS
Syracuse University Orange
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Ocean Lakes High School
With his squat...
The Pittsburgh Steelers had Syracuse safety Shamarko in for a pre draft visit on Monday, and once again, our scouting buddy Dave-Te' Thomas was kind enough to give us his detailed scouting report profile on him, which you can read below. Make sure to listen to the Thursday episode of the podcast as we had Thomas on for nearly a full hour talking about the Steelers draft and...
One of the 2013 NFL Draft prospects that have been turning head is Syracuse strong safety Shamarko Thomas after running a 4.38 40-yard-dash at the NFL Combine.
However, Thomas also made the blooper reel of the event during one his dashes after he tripped and fell across the finish line:
(Courtesy of It's Always Sunny in Detroit and SB Nation)
Former Syracuse strong safety Shamarko Thomas gave it his all (including his face) at the NFL Combine today during his 40 yard dash. Thomas’ first attempt ended with an unofficial time of 4.38 and an epic face plant.
Don’t feel bad for Thomas because he still posted the fastest 40 time among all defensive backs and complete 28 reps on the 225lb bench press, also leading all...
Former Syracuse star safety Shamarko Thomas had a great 2013 NFL Combine performance, but he will be remembered for this tumble after the 40-yard dash.
Shamarko Thomas finished his college career with the Syracuse Orange last season. He started all 13 games at safety, led the team with 88 tackles, and earned First Team All-Big East honors as a senior.On Tuesday, Thomas tried his hand at impressing NFL scouts and coaches by participating in the 40-yard dash. The diminuitive Thomas clocked in at 4.38 in the forty before the turf monster...
LEGENDS OF THE FALL
Shamarko Thomas is a strong safety out of Syracuse who turned some heads with an impressive 4.38 40-yard dash time Tuesday at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. At 213 pounds, that’s freakish. He turned even more heads after taking this nasty tumble (courtesy of SBNation).
Syracuse safety Shamarko Thomas only stands 5’9″ 213 lbs, so he needed to have a good combine in order to make an impression. Thomas put up 28 reps on the bench and then got ready for his 40-yard-dash. Thomas was extremely fast running a 4.38 forty, but caught his toe in the turf when he was leaning on to get to the finish line. He was moving so quickly that he had no time...
Three-star DB Simeon Thomas is scheduled to visit Syracuse this weekend, but only recently received an offer from the Orange. In fact, the Miami product first talked to Scott Shafer and the new staff just a few weeks ago… with one exception. Thomas has known an Orange coach throughout his whole collegiate career. You guessed it, “The Mailman” George McDonald. SU’s...