Charles Davis said he was talking to Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson when he first saw Demaryius Thomas.
“Coach Johnson could have been giving me secret codes,” said Davis, a draft analyst for the NFL Network. “I could hear Paul talking, but it was all in a cloud.”
Davis said this was running through his head:
“Oh that’s him. That’s Demaryius Thomas. Now I get it.”
Thomas, a 6-3, 230-pound wide receiver who caught 46 passes for 1,154 yards and eight touchdowns this season, is holding a press conference today at Tech to announce if he’s leaving school early for the NFL. He led the ACC in receiving yards as well as yards per catch (25.1).
Davis said the key to Thomas’ future lies with two things: his time in the 40, and his ability to run routes against cornerbacks who are expecting him to run routes.
Davis said Thomas seems fast enough, saying he’s not at all like former USC receiver Mike Williams, who was also a big receiver who turned into a bust in the NFL because he was