55-year-old Blackville man trying to become oldest person to ever play college football

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Orangeburg, S.C. (WJBF Sports) — Joe Thomas Sr. is on the cusp of making college football history. The 55-year-old Blackville native originally walked-on at South Carolina State in 2012 in hopes of playing with his son, Joe Thomas Jr. — who currently plays with NFL’s Green Bay Packers. Now a senior, Thomas is hoping to get his chance to see the field before the end of the season.

You can read the remarkable story of Thomas’ life and football journey here.

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