Derrick Thomas's Career Capsule

 

Full Name: Derrick Vincent Thomas 

 

Birthdate: January 1, 1967

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

High School: South (Miami, FL) 

Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 31, 2009

Enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame: August 8, 2009

Presenter:  Carl Peterson, former President of the Kansas City Chiefs. Thomas was represented posthumously by his son Derrion Thomas.

Other Members of the Class of 2009: Bob Hayes, Randall McDaniel, Bruce Smith, Ralph Wilson, Jr., Rod Woodson

Pro Career: 11 seasons, 169 games

Drafted: 1st round (4th player overall) in 1989 by Kansas City Chiefs

Uniform Number: #58
 



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