Thomason, a 6-foot-3, 240-pound pass rusher, chose the Tar Heels over finalists Michigan State, Syracuse and Vanderbilt.
As a senior, Thomason played every position in ELCA’s front seven and accumulated 109 tackles, 20 tackles for a loss, ten sacks, and two forced fumbles. He also had ten catches, including one for a touchdown, from his tight end position. ELCA went 12-1, losing in the semi-finals of the GHSA Class A playoffs.
He was named Class A First Team all-state for his accomplishments in 2011.
Justin Thomason Profile