Emmitt Thomas

Cornerback

Emmitt Thomas

13 seasons
5 Pro Bowls
58 interceptions
937 interception return yards
673 kickoff return yards

13

seasons

5

Pro Bowls

58

interceptions

937

interception return yards

673

kickoff return yards
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"I could get the football. I had great ball skills and speed.”

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(Bishop)...6'2'', 192...

Joined Chiefs as undrafted free agent, 1966. . .Amassed club-record 58 career interceptions. . .Career interception total ranks fourth all-time by pure cornerbacks. . .Led AFL with nine interceptions, 1969. . . Recorded three more interceptions during ’69 playoffs including one in Super Bowl IV victory. . .Had 12 interceptions, two shy of NFL record, 1974. . . Named to five Pro Bowls. . .All-AFL/AFC five times. . .First- or second-team All-NFL 1971, 1974, 1975. . .Born June 3, 1943 in Angleton, Texas.