Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/6/11

JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 06: Mike Thomas #80 of the Jacksonville Jaguars is tackled by Brice McCain #41 of the Houston Texans during the game at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium on December 6, 2009 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
The Jacksonville Jaguars have rewarded wide receiver Mike Thomas for emerging as their top option, signing him to a three-year contract extension worth $16 million.

Thomas leads the club in receptions (20) and yards (212) in his third season in Jacksonville. He also has a touchdown.

Thomas was set to make $565,000 in 2012, the last year of his rookie contract.

The 24-year-old wideout was selected in the fourth round, 107th overall in the 2009 draft. He owns the Arizona school record with 259 receptions for 2,231 yards and 23 touchdowns.
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