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...
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.
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...