Category: About Adalius Published on Monday, 26 March 2012 15:37 Written by Super User Hits: 618
Adalius Donquail Thomas was born on August 18, 1977. Prepped at Central Coosa (Equality, AL) High School. Led the team to the state basketball title and was the leading scorer, rebounder, FG pct. leader and shot-blocker. Named Alabama's Class 4A player of the year as a prep senior in 1995 after averaging 20 points a game and leading Central Coosa High School to the state title; had more than 300 yards rushing and receiving as a senior and scored 19 touchdowns as a tight end. Was a Class 4A All-State linebacker. Also scored four times on defense. Established the Adalius Thomas S.L.A.S.H. (Sportsmen Lifting Academics & Sponsoring Hope) Fund. Hosted his inaugural S.L.A.S.H. Golf Tournament on 5/10/04 to raise money for the Adalius Thomas Foundation.
Hosts a football camp in Mississippi each year. Has also held an annual football camp in his hometown of Equality, Alabama. Works with the Russell Medical Center in Alabama, which cares for patients that cannot afford treatment. Works with his church youth group in Nixburg, Alabama, and developed funding for the program. While at home in Alabama during the offseason, enjoys visiting with elementary school children.
Was a finalist for the Byron "Whizzer" White Humanitarian Award, given to the NFL player who best represents dedication to team, community and country. In Nov. 2005, received an award from the Mentoring, Academics, Athletics in Partnership (MAAP) organization for his work in the Baltimore community. During the 2007 holiday season, spent an afternoon at Children's Hospital Boston visiting patients. In 2007 and 2008, joined teammate Randy Moss to host a "Kick Off The School Year Rally" in Dorchester, Mass., to distribute backpacks and school supplies for hundreds of children ... Supporter of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston and the BELL Foundation. Supporter of the Boston Centers for Youth & Families. Is an avid chess player. Adalius and his wife, Sheri, have a son, Devin Jamal Thomas (12/10/98), and a daughter Alana (7/7/04). Earned his degree in sports administration from Southern Mississippi.
• A community oriented, 10 year NFL veteran, who recognizes the importance of giving back and making a difference.
• A.D is more than just a former athlete, he is an individual that has a vast array of abilities, experience and skills beyond his football career.
• Adalius has a long successful history of delivering meaningful messages both from a
• Business, and community perspective. He provides a powerful down to earth talks
• that allow for learning and personal growth for individuals.
• AD incorporates his time growing up as a child in Alabama, a standout athlete at Southern Miss, and his time in the NFL to share a message of pride, determination, and truth.
When was Adalius Thomas born?
Adalius Thomas was born on Aug 18, 1977.
Where was Adalius Thomas born?
Adalius Thomas was born in Equality, AL.
How tall is Adalius Thomas?
Adalius Thomas stands 6' 2".
Where did Adalius Thomas go to High School?
Adalius Thomas attended Central Coosa HS [Rockford, AL].
Where did Adalius Thomas go to College?
Adalius Thomas attended Southern Mississippi.
What Year did Adalius Thomas get drafted?
Adalius Thomas was drafted in 2000 by the Baltimore Ravens.
In what Round did Adalius Thomas get drafted?
Adalius Thomas was drafted #186 in Round 6 in 2000.
Which Team Drafted Adalius Thomas?
The Baltimore Ravens drafted Adalius Thomas in 2000.
What Positions did Adalius Thomas play?
Adalius Thomas played Defensive Line and Linebacker.
What was Adalius Thomas' Jersey Number?
Adalius Thomas' Jersey Number is 96.
What Teams did Adalius Thomas Play for?
Adalius Thomas played for the Patriots and Ravens.
How many seasons did Adalius Thomas Play?
Adalius Thomas played 10 seasons from 2000 to 2009.
How many Touchdowns did Adalius Thomas have?
Adalius Thomas had 3 Interception Return Touchdowns in his career.
How many Super Bowls did Adalius Thomas Play in?
Adalius Thomas played in 2 Super Bowls.
How many times did Adalius Thomas Win a Super Bowl?
Adalius Thomas won 1 Super Bowl.
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