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Thurman Thomas

Biography

National Football Little league running back again who played out for the Buffalo Expenses and, briefly, for the Miami Dolphins. He was NFL MVP in 1991 and NFL Offensive Participant of the entire year in 1992. Before starting his NFL profession, he performed for the Oklahoma Condition University football group. In his older yr at OSU, he was nominated for the Heisman Trophy. He used the Miami Dolphins through the 2000 time of year; however, like a gesture of devotion to the group he had used for over ten years, he re-signed using the Bills 1 day before his NFL pension. He was raised in Houston, Tx and later resolved in Buffalo, NY along with his wife and his four kids. Along with teammates Andre Reed and Jim Kelly, Thomas led the Buffalo Expenses to four American Soccer Meeting Championships and four consecutive (dropping) Super Bowls.

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Full Name Thurman Thomas
Date Of Birth May 16, 1966
Place Of Birth Houston, TX
Height 1.78 m
Weight 93 kg
Profession Football Player
Education Oklahoma State University–Stillwater
Nationality American
Spouse Patti Thomas
Children Olivia Thomas, Thurman Thomas III, Angel, Annika
Parents Thurman Thomas, Sr.
Awards Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award, AP Most Valuable Player
Nominations Heisman Trophy
Star Sign Taurus

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1He has retired from the NFL, he continues to use the same ingredients that made him successful on the field, in the corporate world. He owns several successful business and, instead of inspiring members of his team, he can now inspire yours. [July 2006]
2Inducted, along with Bruce Matthews and Michael Irvin, into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 4, 2007 in Canton, Ohio.
3Running back with the Buffalo Bills (1988-1999) and Miami Dolphins (2000). When the Bills ran out of money under their salary cap in 2000, Thomas signed with the arch-rival Miami Dolphins. He suffered a knee injury on November 12, 2000 against the San Diego Chargers which ended his NFL career. After deciding to retire, Thurman signed a one-day contract on February 27, 2001 with Buffalo so that he could retire as a Bill.
4He currently holds the all-time Buffalo Bills rushing record with 11,938 yards and the team record for yards from scrimmage with 16,532. He is also 4th overall in team scoring. Overall, Thomas finished his 13 seasons with 12,740 rushing yards, 472 receptions for 4,458 yards, and 88 touchdowns(65 rushing and 23 receiving). He is the only player in NFL history to lead the league in total yards from scrimmage for four consecutive seasons.


Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2013TV SeriesHimself - Pro Fooball Hall of Famer
A Football Life2012TV SeriesHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2006-2007TV SeriesHimself
NFL Monday Night Football1988-2000TV SeriesHimself - Buffalo Bills Running Back / Himself - Miami Dolphins Running Back
ESPN's Sunday Night Football1991-2000TV SeriesHimself - Buffalo Bills Running Back / Himself - Miami Dolphins Running Back
The NFL on CBS1990-2000TV SeriesHimself - Miami Dolphins Running Back / Himself - Buffalo Bills Running back
The NFL on NBC1989-1997TV SeriesHimself - Buffalo Bills Running Back
NFL on FOX1996TV SeriesHimself - Buffalo Bills Running Back
TNT Sunday Night Football1990-1996TV SeriesHimself - Buffalo Bills Running Back
Super Bowl XXVIII1994TV MovieHimself - Buffalo Bills Running Back
1993 AFC Championship Game1994TV SpecialHimself - Buffalo Bills Running Back
Super Bowl XXVII1993TV MovieHimself - Buffalo Bills Running Back
1992 AFC Championship Game1993TV SpecialHimself - Buffalo Bills Running Back
Super Bowl XXVI1992TV MovieHimself - Buffalo Bills Running Back
1991 AFC Championship Game1992TV SpecialHimself - Buffalo Bills Running Back
Super Bowl XXV1991TV SpecialHimself - Buffalo Bills Halfback
1990 AFC Championship Game1991TV MovieHimself - Buffalo Bills Running Back
1988 AFC Championship Game1989TV SpecialHimself - Buffalo Bills Running Back
1988 NFL Draft1988TV MovieHimself - 40th Overall Pick
1987 John Hancock Sun Bowl1987TV MovieHimself - Oklahoma St. Cowboys Running Back
1985 Gator Bowl1985TV MovieHimself - Oklahoma St. Cowboys Running Back
1984 Gator Bowl1984TV MovieHimself - Oklahoma St. Cowboys Running Back(Co-MVP)

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