Offensive
player of the
year
5x
pro bowl selection
College
Football
Hall of Fame
inductee 2008
2x
all-american
4x
afc
champion
NFL
MVP
4x yards
from scrimmage
Leader
12,074
rushing yards
88
touchdowns
nfl 1990's
all-decade
team
Hall of
Fame
inductee
5x ap
First-Team
All-Pro

thurman thomas

Height: 5-10    Weight: 206
Born: 5/16/1966 Houston, TX
College: Oklahoma State
Experience: 13 Seasons
Hall of Fame Induction: 2007

Car
2,877
yds
12,074
avg
4.2
tds
65
career stats
Rushing
receiving
Fumbles
Season Team G GS Att Yds Avg Lng TD Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost
2000 Miami Dolphins 9 0 28 136 4.9 25 0 16 117 7.3 15 1 1 1
1999 Buffalo Bills 5 3 36 152 4.2 31 0 3 37 12.3 23T 1 -- --
1998 Buffalo Bills 14 3 93 381 4.1 17T 2 26 220 8.5 26 1 -- --
1997 Buffalo Bills 16 16 154 643 4.2 24 1 30 208 6.9 30 0 2 2
1996 Buffalo Bills 15 15 281 1,033 3.7 36 8 26 254 9.8 69 0 1 1
1995 Buffalo Bills 14 14 267 1,005 3.8 49 6 26 220 8.5 60 2 6 1
1994 Buffalo Bills 15 15 287 1,093 3.8 29 7 50 349 7.0 28 2 1 1
1993 Buffalo Bills 16 16 355 1,315 3.7 27 6 48 387 8.1 37 0 6 5
1992 Buffalo Bills 16 16 312 1,487 4.8 44 9 58 626 10.8 43 3 6 3
1991 Buffalo Bills 15 15 288 1,407 4.9 33 7 62 631 10.2 50T 5 5 0
1990 Buffalo Bills 16 -- 271 1,297 4.8 80T 11 49 532 10.9 63 2 -- --
1989 Buffalo Bills 16 -- 298 1,244 4.2 38 6 60 669 11.2 74T 6 -- --
1988 Buffalo Bills 15 -- 207 881 4.3 37T 2 18 208 11.6 34 0 -- --
Total       2,877 12,074 4.2 80 65 472 4,458 9.4 74 23 28 14
records
  • 5-time Pro Bowler (1989-1993)

  • 2-time First-Team All-Pro

  • 1991 NFL MVP

  • 1991 Offensive Player of the Year

  • Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007

  • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2008

  • AFC rushing leader in 1990, 1991 and 1993

  • 12th on the NFL all-time list for most rushing yards in a career

  • 11th player in NFL history to finish a season with over 2,000 all-purpose yards (1991)

  • Currently holds all-time Buffalo Bills rushing record with 11,938 yards and the team record for total yards from scrimmage with 16,279

  • 4th overall in team scoring for the Buffalo Bills

  • Set NFL playoff records for most career points (126), touchdowns (21), and consecutive games with a touchdown (9)

  • First player ever to score a touchdown in 4 consecutive Super Bowls

Career Statistics
  • 2,877 career carries for 12,074 yards and 65 touchdowns

  • 472 career receptions for 4,458 yards and 23 touchdowns

  • Thomas is the only player in NFL history to lead the league in total yards from scrimmage for four consecutive seasons. He is one of only six running backs to have over 400 receptions and 10,000 yards rushing. Thomas is also one of five running backs to have rushed for over 1,000 yards in 8 consecutive seasons.

Thurman Thomas. Simply THAT good.

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