May 26, 2018 1:53 pm
Updated: May 26, 2018 7:20 pm

Blue Bombers add running back Jahad Thomas

Players were put through several drills during the opening day of Winnipeg Blue Bombers training camp at Investors Group Field.

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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced Saturday they’ve added international running back Jahad Thomas.

22-year-old Thomas is from Elizabeth, New Jersey. He played four seasons with the Temple Owls, where he ranked fourth in the team’s all-time yardage list.

He earned that title by rushing for 2,599 yards and 30 touchdowns on 563 attempts.

In his final season with the Owls, Thomas rushed 953 yards and scored 13 touchdowns.

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In 2017, he signed with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent.

He later played with the New York Jets before being waived in mid-April of this year.

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