Michael Thomas caught more passes than anyone in the NFL this season. The Saints threw 163 footballs in his direction. He caught 137.
He played at Taft High. UCLA is 15 miles away. USC is 25. The recruiters drove the 101, right past his exit, seeking someone bigger and faster.
Keyshawn Johnson, perhaps the most flamboyant receiver in Trojans history, is Thomas’ uncle.
“If Keyshawn can’t convince USC to take him, I don’t know who can,” said Matt Kerstetter, then the co...