Only A Game Published by Only A Game 55-Year-Old Joe Thomas, Sr. Lives Out A College Football Dream Listen 6 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/688736/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend On Nov. 19, 55-year-old Joe Thomas, Sr. took a handoff and picked up three yards for South Carolina State. He’d been waiting for that moment for decades.