Utah football: Utes will be counting on Tavion Thomas again in 2022

Utah running back Tavion Thomas gets in some work during the first day of fall camp at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

Hunter Dyke, Utah Athletics

Running back Tavion Thomas is grateful for the year he has spent in Utah’s football program. 

He has certainly found a home with the Utes.

“I’ve got a lot of experience here. Everything is slowing down for me,” Thomas said. “I’ve gained some friendships here, some good relationships here. I’ve learned the culture.”

And Utah will be counting on him heavily this season after he broke the school’s single-season rushing touchdown record with 21 and also rushed for more than 1,000 yards in 2021.

“When you get to the NFL level, you can’t get away with certain things that you can get away with in college. Your bad day could possibly be your last day. I have to train these guys to understand that you have to bring it every day.” — Utah RBs coach Quinton Ganther on keeping his running backs motivated

Thomas took quite a circuitous route to Salt Lake City. After starring at Dunbar High …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News

      

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