In this Nov. 26, 2016 photo, East St. Louis's Jeff Thomas reacts after his touchdown reception during the Illinois Class 7A high school championship football game against Plainfield North at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. Thomas is one of UM’s top new faces.
In this Nov. 26, 2016 photo, East St. Louis's Jeff Thomas reacts after his touchdown reception during the Illinois Class 7A high school championship football game against Plainfield North at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. Thomas is one of UM’s top new faces. BRADLEY LEEB AP
In this Nov. 26, 2016 photo, East St. Louis's Jeff Thomas reacts after his touchdown reception during the Illinois Class 7A high school championship football game against Plainfield North at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. Thomas is one of UM’s top new faces. BRADLEY LEEB AP