Football fans won’t have to wait much longer to find out where Drake Thomas will play in college.
Thomas, a Class of 2019 three-star recruit from Heritage High, posted on Twitter Wednesday that he will be making his announcement on June 1 at 3:30 p.m. at the school.
The 6-1, 225-pound inside linebacker has N.C. State, Alabama, Virginia Tech, Clemson, Ole Miss, West Virginia, Charlotte and Tennessee as his top choices. His older brother, Thayer, was a redshirt freshman wide receiver last season at N.C. State.
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Thomas is the No. 22 player in North Carolina and the No 19 ranked inside linebacker in the country, according to 247Sports.
Thomas has been a starter on the Huskies’ varsity team since his freshman year. He had 112 tackles last season for Heritage and has racked up 270 stops in three seasons. As a part-time running back, Thomas rushed for 287 yards and three scores as a junior, leading the Huskies to a 12-2 record and the third round of the NCHSAA playoffs.