Derrick Thomas

Linebacker

Derrick Thomas

11 seasons
169 career games played
126.5 sacks
4 fumbles recoveries for touchdowns
9 Pro Bowls

11

seasons

169

career games played

126.5

sacks

4

fumbles recoveries for touchdowns

9

Pro Bowls
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"To me, a sack could be described as a play with a plot. You have ups and downs, and then all of a sudden, it's drawing to the conclusion, everybody is in suspense, it's building, and building, and boom, you have a hero.''

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(Alabama)...6'3'', 243...

(Alabama). . . 6'3", 243. . . Fourth player overall, 1989 draft. . . Defensive Rookie of the Year. . . Led NFL with team record 20 sacks; including NFL record seven sacks in one game, 1990 . . .Named to nine Pro Bowls. . .Accumulated most sacks in NFL during 1990s. . .Recorded 126.5 career sacks. . .All-NFL three times. . .All-AFC seven times. . .Born January 1, 1967 in Miami, Florida. . .Died February 8, 2000, at age of 33.