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Texas A&M freshman football player reported missing

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The Texas A&M Police Department has opened up a missing persons case for Aggies Wide Receiver Thomas Johnson. The Dallas native played football at Skyline high school. Johnson was originally committed to play collegiate ball at the University of Texas, before changing his mind shortly before National Signing Day.

In a news release, the Texas A&M Police Department stated: "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."

Aggies head coach Kevin Sumlin added: "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 has 339 yards receiving and one touchdown in his first season with Texas A&M.

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