Vernon's Robert Thomas Wins Player of the Week

Vernon senior running back Robert Thomas took home our Texas Ford Player of the Week award for Week 7 after rushing for 278 yards, catching passes for 47 more and scoring five touchdowns in the Lions' district win over Hirschi on Friday.

He outpaced Nocona's Tate Fenoglio, Quanah's Craig Miles and Holliday's Jacob Cole to win our online voting.

Vernon is the second school to win multiple Player of the Week awards this season, joining fellow 5-3A team Graham.

Thomas joins Fenoglio, Quanah's Clay Robertson, Wichita Christian's Matt, Thomas's teammate Danny Valverde, Graham's Ben Davis, Saint Jo's Nathan Cannon & Graham's Jerrod Mahan as winners this season.

Click the video link to hear from Robert!