Thanksgiving came early for Nimitz athlete Michael Thomas.
Thomas has been waiting for his SAT scores and an acceptance into one of the most prestigious academic schools in the country for several months. He got the thumbs up Wednesday night from the school's admissions department and an excited PAC-10 coach.
"Today was a great day," he said. "I've been accepted to Stanford and Coach (Jim) Harbaugh gave me the call. I'm really excited about it and it's down to Stanford and Northwestern right now."
Thomas has already taken a visit to Northwestern and will visit Stanford December 1st for their game against California.
"I'll be able to make a decision by mid-December and I'll be happy to get this out of the way," he said. "I also might want to get to Missouri and Vanderbilt if I can. I'm not sure I will be able to do that