Thursday, November 15, 2012

Texas A&M freshman Thomas Johnson missing. (UPDATED: Has been "Found safe."

Thomas Johnson.
A member of the Texas A&M football team has been missing since Monday, according to reports. Freshman wide receiver Thomas Johnson was last seen Monday afternoon.

According to the A&M University Police Department, Johnson was reported to have last been seen leaving his residence in College Station at approximately 5 p.m. Monday prior to the A&M football team's 5:15 p.m. practice. He's missed practice the past two days.

A&M coach Kevin Sumlin issued a statement calling Johnson "a tremendous student-athlete, greatly admired by his fellow teammates and all of us on the coaching staff."

Here is Johnson's description, from Texas A&M University Police.

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.

UPDATE: Johnson has been located and "found safe," according to ESPN Dallas/Fort Worth.

(via The Bryan College-Station Eagle,