Ask any Oakland Raiders fan about general manager Reggie McKenzie and they’ll tell you he seems to have the uncanny ability to pluck talented players out of a seemly vast ocean of “forgotten” rookies. Think Jalen Richard and Seth Roberts to name a couple, both of whom made a significant impact for the Silver and Black on the field and will have the opportunity continue to do so in 2017.
Undrafted free agents
Thomas played safety for the Sooners and was a three-year starter and team captain displaying both talent and leadership qualities. Moreover, he finished his career with 174 total tackles, 79 assists, and four interceptions. He also was an All-Big 12 pick his junior season and an honorable mention the following year.