The Buffalo Bills selected Thurman Thomas in the 2nd round, 40th player overall, of the 1988 NFL Draft.
Thurman played in 21 playoff games during his career. His postseason stats include 339 carries for 1,442 yards and 16 touchdowns. He also added 76 receptions for 672 yards and 5 TDs.
Thurman rushed for 1,000 yards in eight straight seasons, 1989-1996.
Thomas remains the only player in NFL history to lead the league in yards from scrimmage four straight seasons.
Thomas was named to the NFL's All-Decade Team of the 1990s.
Thomas was named the NFL's Most Valuable Player in 1991 when he amassed 2,038 yards from scrimmage.
Thurman rushed for 12,074 yards and scored 65 TDs during his 13-season career. He also had 472 career catches for 4,458 yards and 23 TDs.
Thurman was named to five consecutive Pro Bowls, 1990-1994.
After rushing for 138 yards in Buffalo's 51-3 win over the Raiders in the '90 Championship Game, Thomas gained 135 yards in the Bills' first-ever Super Bowl appearance.
Thomas addressed an international media corps minutes after learning he had been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on February 3.
<i>Teammates Again</i><p>Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly was one of the first people to congratulate Thurman on his election to the Hall of Fame. Kelly attended the press conference at the Super Bowl when the new class was announced.
Thurman talks to the media at a press conference with the Hall's newest members held during Pro Bowl Week in Hawaii.
Thurman Thomas delivers his enshrinement speech from Pro Football Hall of Fame Field at Fawcett Stadium on Aug. 4, 2007.
Thomas poses with his presentor and former coach, Marv Levy.
Thurman Thomas' Hall of Fame mural.
Thurman Thomas' Hall of Fame ring.
Thurman Thomas' Hall of Fame bust.