Oct 20, 2012; College Station, TX, USA; Texas A

REPORT: Update, Missing Texas A&M Wide Receiver Thomas Johnson Found


UPDATE: Thomas Johnson was found in his hometown of Dallas early Thursday morning.

A university police report says Texas A&M wide receiver Thomas Johnson has been missing since Monday evening. The official statement was the lead headline on Texas A&M’s official athletic site, AggieAthletics.com on Wednesday night. From the report:

The Texas A&M University Police Department is currently seeking assistance in locating a missing Texas A&M student, Thomas Linze Johnson. Johnson is described as a black male, 18 years of age, 5’11,” 180 lbs., black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen leaving his residence in College Station on Nov. 12 at approximately 5 p.m., wearing a black jacket, black shorts and grey shoes. He was also in possession of a set of “Dr. Dre Beats” brand headphones.

Johnson has family and friends in the Dallas area and may have traveled to the area.

Anyone with information regarding the location of Mr. Johnson is asked to contact University Police immediately at 979-845-2345.

Kevin Sumlin issued the following statement:

All of us are obviously very concerned about the safety and well-being of Thomas Johnson, who has been missing since Monday evening. Authorities are working closely with his family, friends and law enforcement agencies to help locate him. Thomas is a tremendous student-athlete, greatly admired by his fellow teammates and all of us on the coaching staff. If anyone has any current information about him or knows of his whereabouts, please contact his family or law enforcement authorities immediately. We pray for his quick and safe return.

Johnson is A&M’s third leading receiver with 30 catches on the season, including one for a touchdown. He made three receptions for 22 yards in the Aggies’ upset of top ranked Alabama last Saturday.

Keep Johnson in your thoughts and prayers, and hope for his safe return.

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