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Yasir Thomas


Paterson, N.J.

High School:
Passaic Tech

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205



Yasir  Thomas


Defense Highlights Steele Preseason All-Patriot League Team

Fourteen Leopards awarded Preseason All-Patriot League honors


Rivalry 153 Goes Down to the Wire

Lehigh outscores Leopards 10-0 in fourth quarter for 38-31 victory


Leopards Shut Out Georgetown and Improve to 3-1 in PL

Defense grabs four interceptions and holds Georgetown to 175 offensive yards


Defensive Battle Sees Leopards Remain Undefeated in League Play

Two fourth-quarter touchdowns push Leopards past Fordham, 14-10


Defense Sets Up Win and Kordenbrock Finishes First Victory

Freshman boots 43-yard field goal to clinch first win of season


Lafayette at Georgetown Photo Gallery

Photos by Kenya Allen


Lafayette vs. Fordham

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette at Holy Cross

Photos by Lafayette Athletics Communications


Lafayette vs. Princeton

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette vs. Villanova

Photos by Rick Smith

2017: Started all 11 games at strong safety...finished fourth on the team in tackles with 65 stops, including 1.5 for loss...added four pass breakups and forced a fumble...had at least three tackles in every game and five or more in nine games...notched career highs in tackles vs. Monmouth (9/2) and Sacred Heart (9/9) with eight...forced a fumble in the Lehigh game when he tied a season-best with six solo tackles.

2016: Played in 11 games with four starts...began season as a wide receiver, but made the move to defensive back for the final three of three players to share in team rookie of the year honors...finished with 15 catches for 132 yards and a touchdown...defensively, started the last three games at strong safety, recording four tackles and a pass breakup in each of those of the Leopards' top kick returners, averaging 16.8 return yards on his 19 attempts...picked off a pass and returned it 23 yards against Lehigh (11/19).

AT PASSAIC TECH: Named USA Today All-State First Team, All Group 5 First Team and All-North Jersey at defensive back...garnered All-Big North First-Team honors his junior and senior seasons and All-Passaic County First-Team honors...helped lead 2015 squad to a 10-2 mark and a North 1 Group 5 state his senior season, he made 19 catches for 478 yards and six touchdowns; served as a punt returner with 23 returns for 365 yards and a pair of TD's...defensively, he made 57 tackles with 14 pass breakups and two interceptions...finished his career with 1,137 all-purpose yards, with 31 career receptions for 671 yards and 11 touchdowns...added 63 career tackles...also competed in winter track and field (high jump, long jump and sprints), earning All-Big North honors in the high jump (6-2) and as a member of the Group 4 state section relay champs...All-Passaic County Second Team in spring track...honor roll student who is on the Principal's List and a member of the Circle of Success...volunteer for Silk City Cardinals Youth Football Organizations.

Personal: Son of Kanasha Moore...has a younger sister, Yahjanae...comes from same high school as Robin Cepeda '17...born 8/20/98.