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Bill Thompson

William Allen Thompson

Position: DB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 201 lbs.

Born: October 10, 1946 in Greenville, SC
High School: Sterling
College: Md-Eastern Shore
Drafted by the Denver Broncos in the 3rd round (61st overall) of the 1969 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 81 (323rd overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 18, 2014 7:25PM
All-Time Rank: #474. Max Montoya… #475. Fred Dryer… #476. Guy McIntyre… #477. BILL THOMPSON… #478. Larry Eisenhauer… #479. Steve Nelson… #480. Roger Brown… 

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd AV
1969 23 DEN PR/RCB 36 14 14 25 288 0 40 11.5 18 513 0 63 28.5 801 9
1970 24 DEN PR/RCB 36 9 9 23 233 0 45 10.1 9 188 0 29 20.9 421 5
1971 25 DEN PR/RCB 36 14 14 29 274 0 28 9.4 5 105 0 30 21.0 379 8
1972 26 DEN rcb 36 8 8 4 82 0 59 20.5 82 3
1973 27 DEN PR/SS 36 14 14 30 366 0 53 12.2 1 25 0 25 25.0 391 7
1974 28 DEN PR/SS 36 14 14 26 350 0 60 13.5 13 325 0 37 25.0 675 8
1975 29 DEN SS 36 14 14 13 158 0 24 12.2 158 6
1976 30 DEN SS 36 14 14 6 60 0 20 10.0 60 8
1977*+ 31 DEN SS 36 14 14 0 16
1978* 32 DEN SS 36 16 16 1 3 0 3 3.0 3 9
1979 33 DEN SS 36 16 16 0 8
1980 34 DEN SS 36 16 16 0 8
1981* 35 DEN SS 36 16 16 0 11
Career 179 179 157 1814 0 60 11.6 46 1156 0 63 25.1 2970 106

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1969 23 DEN PR/RCB 36 14 14 3 92 1 57 0 0 4 3 0 0
1970 24 DEN PR/RCB 36 9 9 2 65 0 33 0 0 1 1 0 0
1971 25 DEN PR/RCB 36 14 14 5 83 0 42 0 0 5 2 15 0
1972 26 DEN rcb 36 8 8 1 4 0 4 0
1973 27 DEN PR/SS 36 14 14 3 96 1 59 0 0 2 2 80 1
1974 28 DEN PR/SS 36 14 14 5 105 1 38 0 0 1 2 0 0
1975 29 DEN SS 36 14 14 2 97 0 49 0 0 1 0 0 0
1977*+ 31 DEN SS 36 14 14 5 122 0 38 0 0 0 3 16 0
1978* 32 DEN SS 36 16 16 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 1
1979 33 DEN SS 36 16 16 4 57 0 28 0 0 0 2 28 1
1980 34 DEN SS 36 16 16 2 49 0 36 0 0 0 2 32 1
1981* 35 DEN SS 36 16 16 4 14 0 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
Career 179 179 40 784 3 59 0 0 14 21 175 4

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1969 23 DEN PR/RCB 36 14 14 1 1 6
1973 27 DEN PR/SS 36 14 14 1 1 2 12
1974 28 DEN PR/SS 36 14 14 1 1 6
1978* 32 DEN SS 36 16 16 1 1 6
1979 33 DEN SS 36 16 16 1 1 6
1980 34 DEN SS 36 16 16 1 1 6
Career 179 179 4 3 7 42
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4 Dick Lynch, Bobby Hunt, Mark Cotney, Terry Kinard, Dick Jauron, Bruce Taylor, Gerald Small, Jim Shofner, Darren Perry, Terence Newman
5 Gerald Small, Jim Shofner, Darren Perry, Terence Newman, Terry Jackson, Mike Fuller, Antoine Bethea, Perry Williams, Charlie Greer, Robert Blackmon
6 Terence Newman, Mike Fuller, Jim Shofner, Darren Perry, Antoine Bethea, Robert Blackmon, Johnnie Gray, Kevin Ross, Doug Plank, Don Griffin
7 Darren Perry, Don Griffin, Johnnie Gray, Robert Blackmon, Bruce Laird, Dave Waymer, Bruce Taylor, Mario Clark, Mike Fuller, W.K. Hicks
8 Terry Kinard, Bruce Laird, Dave Elmendorf, J.C. Caroline, Doug Plank, Dick Alban, Curtis Johnson, Johnnie Gray, Glenn Blackwood, Irv Cross
9 Dave Elmendorf, Karl Kassulke, Eddie Meador, Lawyer Milloy, Rosey Taylor, Ray Buchanan, Randy Logan, Gary Fencik, Lester Hayes, Mike Bass
10 Karl Kassulke, Charles Tillman, James Hasty, Lester Hayes, Rosey Taylor, Lawyer Milloy, Dave Elmendorf, Gill Byrd, Ray Buchanan, Troy Vincent
11 Dave Elmendorf, James Hasty, Karl Kassulke, Lawyer Milloy, Rosey Taylor, Randy Logan, Dennis Smith, Charles Tillman, Eugene Robinson, Ken Riley
12 James Hasty, Ken Riley, Dave Elmendorf, Lawyer Milloy, Rosey Taylor, Eugene Robinson, Randy Logan, Dennis Smith, Larry Wilson*, Raymond Clayborn
13 Ken Riley, James Hasty, Eugene Robinson, Lawyer Milloy, Dick LeBeau*, Raymond Clayborn, Darren Sharper, Dennis Smith, Rosey Taylor, Larry Wilson*
Career Rosey Taylor, Darren Sharper, Lawyer Milloy, Dave Elmendorf, Steve Atwater, Donnie Shell, Tim McDonald, Dick LeBeau*, Gary Fencik, Carnell Lake

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams