WILDCAT WATCH: Terence Thomas

Nathan McGann

Terence Thomas, a junior linebacker from Plainsboro, N.J., has been a cog on Villanova’s defense since the moment he arrived on campus. Having started every game of his career, Thomas recorded 69 tackles in ’08 and 59 in ’07. Last season he led the team with three forced fumbles and helped lead a defensive unit that carried the Wildcats into the quarterfinals of the FBS playoffs.

Q: Most memorable football moment?

A: My high school team beating our rival my senior year.

Q: Any superstitions?

A: I watch two Jeremiah Trotter and Ray Lewis videos before every game.

Q: Biggest role model?

A: My dad.

Q: Favorite food?

A: A platter of chicken, black-eyed peas, collard greens and cornbread.

Q: Worst class at ‘Nova?

A: Biology

Q: If you didn’t play football, what other sport would you play?

A: Probably baseball because I’m just not tall enough for basketball.