|Born:||August 2, 1996|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||277 lb (126 kg)|
|High school:||Sumrall (MS)|
|NFL Draft:||2018 / Round: 6 / Pick: 211|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2020|
|Player stats at NFL.com|
Jordan Malik Thomas (born August 2, 1996) is an American football tight end for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Mississippi State and was drafted by the Houston Texans in the sixth round of the 2018 NFL Draft.
Thomas attended and played college football at Mississippi State under head coach Dan Mullen.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand span||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||20-yard shuttle||Three-cone drill||Vertical jump||Broad jump||Bench press|
|6 ft 5+1⁄2 in
|4.74 s||1.65 s||2.79 s||4.75 s||7.50 s||27.0 in
|9 ft 3 in
|All values from NFL Draft|
Thomas was drafted by the Houston Texans in the sixth round, 211th overall, of the 2018 NFL Draft. In the Texans' season opener against the New England Patriots, he made his NFL debut. In the 27–20 loss, he had a single reception for 27 yards.
On October 25, 2018, in a Thursday Night Football game against the Miami Dolphins, Thomas had four catches for 29 yards, and his first two career touchdowns in a 42–23 win. He played in 16 games with 10 starts, recording 20 receptions for 215 yards and four touchdowns.
On September 2, 2019, Thomas was placed on injured reserve. He was designated for return from injured reserve on November 11, 2019, and began practicing with the team again. He was activated on November 21.
On September 5, 2020, Thomas was waived by the Texans.
On September 8, 2020, Thomas was signed to the Arizona Cardinals practice squad. He was elevated to the active roster on September 19 for the team's week 2 game against the Washington Football Team, and reverted to the practice squad after the game. He was promoted to the active roster on September 22. He was waived on November 7, 2020.
On November 10, 2020, Thomas was claimed off waivers by the New England Patriots. He was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the team on December 26, 2020, and activated and subsequently waived from the team on December 30.
On January 5, 2021, Thomas signed a reserve/future contract with the Indianapolis Colts. He was waived/injured on August 31, 2021 and placed on injured reserve. He was released on September 6.
On January 18, 2022, Thomas signed a reserve/future contract with the Detroit Lions.