December 20, 2007

Coach Matheny talks about his star player

He may be small, he may play for a small school and he may be from a small town, but Frostproof High School Head Coach Brad Matheny thinks his player Carlton Thomas can do big things on the next level. We caught up with Coach Matheny to see what he thought Thomas could do at UGA.

"He is a very good athlete and he plays running back and defensive back for us here at Frostproof," said Matheny. "He can do a lot of things very well and he helps us on both sides of the ball."

Matheny quickly let us know what Thomas' up to date size was as he was listed at 5-foot-6 and 159-pounds on

"He is 5-foot-7 and a half and he weighs 172-pounds now," he said. "He is also a 4.4 kid in the forty yard dash. He can fly."

Size has been a question for many about Thomas, but Coach Matheny says he runs tougher than most would expect.

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