Kentucky receiver Clevan Thomas suffers ACL injury in spring practice
Tough news to share from Lexington as another Kentucky player has suffered a tough injury during spring practice.
Kentucky has confirmed reports that receiver Clevan Thomas has suffered an ACL tear during the team’s ongoing spring camp.
The senior receiver was poised to be a key reserve for the Wildcats next season in the team’s new offense. During his four seasons in Lexington, Thomas has caught 16 passes for 169 yards and a touchdown.
Here is Thomas’ bio from the official Kentucky team site:
2020 – Junior
- Saw action in four games
- Caught one pass for three yards vs. Ole Miss
2019 – r-Sophomore
- Saw action in all 13 games, starting in seven straight
- Had 11 catches (tied for fourth on the team) for 99 yards (fifth on the team) and a score
- Had at least one catch in nine of the last 10 games
- Caught two passes for 45 yards in the win over Vanderbilt, including a 40-yarder that tied the longest reception of his career
- Made his first collegiate start vs. Arkansas and caught two passes for 10 yards and his first collegiate touchdown
- SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
2018 – Sophomore
- Redshirt season
- Saw action in three games early
- Caught two passes for a career-high 51 yards vs. Murray State
- Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll
2017 – Freshman
- Saw action in eight games
- One of seven true freshmen to see action in the opening game vs. Southern Miss and had his first career catch for four yards
- Graduated a semester early and enrolled at Kentucky in January of 2017