Jersey RB Thomas picks Temple

The Owls have secured a verbal commitment from running back Jahad Thomas (Elizabeth, N.J./Elizabeth), multiple source report.

Thomas' high school teammate P.J. Walker is also committed to Temple for the Class of 2013.

As a senior, the 5-foot-10, 163-pound Thomas rushed for 675 yards and 13 touchdowns on 63 carries (10.7-yard average).