Thomas not caught up in hype

Wisconsin LT Joe Thomas talks to Graham Bensinger about his reason for not attending the draft and his love for fishing.

Updated: April 27, 2007, 1:21 PM ET
By Graham Bensinger | Special to ESPN.com

Graham Bensinger interviews high-profile prospects leading up to this weekend's NFL draft. Today, he checks in with Wisconsin left tackle Joe Thomas.

Graham Bensinger: Getting invited to the NFL draft is obviously a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and you turned it down. Why?

Joe Thomas: I'm not going to define my career by where I'm drafted on Saturday. I'm going to define it by how I do … how many Super Bowls I win and how many Pro Bowls I go to. The NFL draft is pretty much a transition ...

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