Thurman Thomas's Career Highlights

 

 

All-Pro: 1989 (NEA), 1990 (AP, PFWA, NEA, SN, PW), 1991 (AP, PFWA, NEA, SN, PW)

All-Pro Second Team: 1989 (AP), 1992 (AP, NEA), 1993 (AP)

All-AFC: 1989 (UPI, PW), 1990 (UPI, PW), 1991 (UPI, PW), 1992 (UPI, PW), 1993 (UPI, PW)

All-AFC Second Team: 1994 (UPI)

(5) - 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994

At time of his retirement following 2000 season

[2nd] Most Consecutive Seasons 1,000 or More Yards Rushing - 8 (1989-1996)
[Tied for 2nd] Most Seasons 1,000 or More Yards Rushing - 8 (1989-1996)
[Tied for 3rd] Most Seasons Leading League in Combined Net Yards - 3 (1989, 1991-1992)
[Tied for 3rd] Most Consecutive Seasons Leading League in Combined Net Yards - 2 (1991-1992)

Super Bowl Records

[Tied for 2nd] Most Rushing Touchdowns, Career - 4 
[Tied for 2nd] Most Fumbles, Game - 2 (SB XXVIII, vs. Dallas)
[Tied for 3rd] Most Points Scored, Career - 24
[Tied for 3rd] Most Touchdowns, Career - 4
[Tied for 3rd] Most Pass Receptions, Career - 20 
[Tied for 3rd] Most Combined Net Yards Attempts, Career - 72 
[Tied for 3rd] Most Fumbles, Career - 3

Post-Season Records

[1st] Most Consecutive Games Scoring Touchdown - 9 (1992-1998)
[1st] Most Combined Net Yards Gained, Career - 2,124 
[Tied for 1st] Most Touchdowns Scored, Career - 21
[Tied for 1st] Most Consecutive Games Rushing for Touchdowns - 8 (1992-1998)
[Tied for 1st] Most Pass Receptions, Game - 13 (at Cleveland, Jan. 6, 1990)
[2nd] Most Combined Net Yards Attempts, Career - 417 
[Tied for 2nd] Most Points Scored, Career - 126
[Tied for 2nd] Most Touchdowns Scored, Game - 3 (vs. Kansas City, Jan. 23, 1994)
[Tied for 2nd] Most Games 100 or More Yards Rushing, Career - 6 
[Tied for 2nd] Most Rushing Touchdowns Scored, Career - 16
[Tied for 2nd] Most Rushing Touchdowns Scored, Game - 3 (vs. Kansas City, Jan. 23, 1994)
[3rd] Most Yards Rushing, Career - 1,442 
[3rd] Most Consecutive Games 100 or More Yards Rushing - 4 (1990-1991)
[3rd] Most Rushing Attempts, Career - 339
[Tied for 3rd] Most Consecutive Games with Pass Reception - 18 (1989-1998)

Bills' records held by Thomas
Records through the 1999 season, Thomas' final season with Buffalo

[1st] Most Yards Rushing, Career - 11,938
[1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Career - 2,849 
[1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Season - 355 (1993)
[1st] Most Rushing Touchdowns, Career - 65 
[1st] Most 100-Yard Rushing Games, Career - 46
[Tied for 1st] Most Touchdowns, Career - 87
[Tied for 1st] Most Consecutive Games with Pass Reception - 43 (1992-1995)
[2nd] Most Pass Receptions, Career - 456
[2nd] Most Rushing Attempts, Game - 37 (vs. Pittsburgh, Nov. 8, 1992)
[Tied for 2nd] Most Points, Game - 24 (vs. L.A. Rams, Sept. 6, 1992)
[Tied for 2nd] Most Touchdowns, Game - 4 (vs. L.A. Rams, Sept. 6, 1992)
[Tied for 2nd] Most Pass Receptions, Game - 13 (at N.Y. Jets, Sept. 15, 1991)
[Tied for 3rd] Most Points Scored, Career - 522
[Tied for 3rd] Most Rushing Touchdowns, Game - 3 (vs. L.A. Rams, Sept. 6, 1992)

Post-Season Records

[1st] Most Rushing Yards, Career - 1,442
[1st] Most Rushing Yards, Game - 186 (vs. Kansas City, Jan. 23. 1994)
[1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Career - 339 
[1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Game - 33 (vs. Kansas City, Jan. 23, 1994)
[1st] Most Pass Receptions, Game - 13 (at Cleveland, Jan. 6, 1990)
[Tied for 1st] Most Points Scored, Game - 18 (vs. Kansas City, Jan. 23, 1994)
[Tied for 1st] Most Rushing Touchdowns, Game - 3 (vs. Kansas City, Jan. 23, 1994)
[2nd] Most Pass Receptions, Career - 76
[2nd] Most Receiving Yards, Career - 672 
[2nd] Most Rushing Yards, Game - 158 (vs. Miami, Dec. 30, 1995)
[2nd] Most Rushing Attempts, Game - 32 (vs. Miami, Jan. 12, 1991)
[Tied for 2nd] Most Rushing Touchdowns, Game - 2 (vs. Miami, Jan. 12, 1991)
[Tied for 2nd] Most Receiving Touchdowns, Game - 2 (at Cleveland, Jan. 6, 1990)
[3rd] Most Rushing Yards, Game - 138 (vs. L.A. Raiders, Jan. 20, 1991)
[3rd] Most Rushing Attempts, Game - 26 (vs. Denver, Jan. 12, 1992)

AFC Statistical Championships
Rushing Leader: 1990, 1991, 1993
Touchdown Leader: 1989, 1991, 1992

Team Statistical Championships
Rushing Leader: 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
Touchdown Leader: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996

1991 MVP/Player of the Year (PFWA, AP, SN)
1991 Offensive MVP/Player of the Year (AP, PW, UPI-AFC)
1990s All-Decade Team

Year Team
W
L
T
Division Finish
1988 Buffalo Bills
12
4
0
(1st)
1989 Buffalo Bills
9
7
0
(1st)
1990 Buffalo Bills
13
3
0
(1st)
1991 Buffalo Bills
13
3
0
(1st)
1992 Buffalo Bills
11
5
0
(2nd)
1993 Buffalo Bills
12
4
0
(1st)
1994 Buffalo Bills
7
9
0
(4th)
1995 Buffalo Bills
10
6
0
(1st)
1996 Buffalo Bills
10
6
0
(2nd)
1997 Buffalo Bills
6
10
0
(4th)
1998 Buffalo Bills
10
6
0
(3rd)
1999 Buffalo Bills
11
5
0
(2nd)
2000 Miami Dolphins
11
5
0
(1st)

 

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