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Emmitt Thomas

Emmitt Earl Thomas

Position: DB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 192 lbs.

Born: June 3, 1943 in Angleton, TX
High School: Marshall
College: Bishop

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 69 (610th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 2008

Coaching Record

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 5, 2016 8:25PM
All-Time Rank: #60. Darrell Green… #61. Dick Schafrath… #62. Reggie White… #63. EMMITT THOMAS… #64. Johnny Unitas… #65. Mike Reid… #66. Jack Youngblood… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1966 23 KAN KR 18 14 3 0
1967 24 KAN lcb 18 11 6 4 60 1 57 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
1968* 25 KAN LCB 18 14 4 25 0 14 0 10
1969 26 KAN RCB 18 14 9 146 1 45 0 0 0 2 0 0 10
1970 27 KAN RCB 18 14 14 5 87 0 39 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
1971* 28 KAN RCB 18 14 14 8 145 1 36 0 9
1972* 29 KAN RCB 18 14 14 2 46 0 26 0 9
1973 30 KAN RCB 18 14 14 3 65 0 33 0 0 1 1 0 0 8
1974*+ 31 KAN RCB 18 14 14 12 214 2 73 0 12
1975* 32 KAN RCB 18 14 14 6 119 0 36 0 0 0 2 4 0 9
1976 33 KAN RCB 18 14 14 2 30 0 29 0 5
1977 34 KAN RCB 18 14 13 1 0 0 0 0 4
1978 35 KAN RCB 18 16 10 2 0 0 0 0 3
Career 181 130 58 937 5 73 0 0 1 7 4 0 88

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1966 23 KAN 2 1 26 0 26 0
1968* 25 KAN RCB 1 1
1969 ❍ 26 KAN RCB 3 3 4 75 0 62 0
1971* 28 KAN RCB 1 1
Career 7 5 5 101 0 62 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1966 23 KAN KR 18 14 3 9 56 0 19 6.2 29 673 0 63 23.2 729
1967 24 KAN lcb 18 11 6 2 8 0 5 4.0 8
Career 181 130 11 64 0 19 5.8 29 673 0 63 23.2 741

Playoffs Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1966 23 KAN 1 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
Career 7 1 2 0 2 2.0 2

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1967 24 KAN lcb 18 11 6 1 1 6
1969 26 KAN RCB 18 14 1 1 6
1971* 28 KAN RCB 18 14 14 1 1 6
1974*+ 31 KAN RCB 18 14 14 2 2 12
Career 181 130 5 5 30

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3 Bennie McRae, Leslie Frazier, Wymon Henderson, Ben Davis, Tim McDonald, Blaine Bishop, Dave Duerson, Joey Browner, Issiac Holt, Aaron Kyle
4 Pat Thomas, Willie Buchanon, Mike Sensibaugh, Chad Scott, Deltha O'Neal, Bennie McRae, Mike Weger, Damien Robinson, Blaine Bishop, Kam Chancellor
5 Allan Ellis, Tim McDonald, Tony Greene, Mike Sensibaugh, Leslie Frazier, Jim Marsalis, Jeris White, Jimmy Johnson*, Bennie McRae, Willie Buchanon
6 Jeris White, Jimmy Johnson*, Tim McDonald, Michael Griffin, Joe Haden, Bennie McRae, Mike Weger, Jairus Byrd, Chad Scott, Vernon Dean
7 Tim McDonald, Kenny Graham, Clancy Williams, Bennie McRae, Nick Collins, Carlton Williamson, Jimmy Johnson*, Blaine Bishop, Mike Wagner, Eugene Robinson
8 Tim McDonald, Mike Washington, Clancy Williams, Glenn Blackwood, Terrell Buckley, Donnie Abraham, Cedric Brown, Gary Barbaro, Mike Wagner, Bennie McRae
9 Donnie Abraham, Tim McDonald, Eugene Robinson, Jason Belser, Jerry Logan, Doug Evans, Terry Kinard, Gary Green, Roynell Young, Mike Wagner
10 Gary Green, Tim McDonald, Eugene Robinson, Jerry Logan, Kevin Ross, Jason Belser, Joe Lavender, Aaron Glenn, Donnie Abraham, Terry McDaniel
11 Adrian Wilson, Kevin Ross, Tim McDonald, Gill Byrd, Gary Green, Dennis Smith, Jason Belser, Eugene Robinson, Jerry Logan, Aaron Glenn
12 Pat Fischer, Dewayne Washington, Kevin Ross, Adrian Wilson, Eugene Robinson, Tim McDonald, Dennis Smith, Charlie Waters, Aaron Glenn, Nate Clements
13 Pat Fischer, Aaron Glenn, Nate Clements, Dewayne Washington, Dave Brown, Kevin Ross, Dennis Smith, Dave Waymer, Tim McDonald, Adrian Wilson
Career Aaron Glenn, Nate Clements, Dewayne Washington, Kevin Ross, Dave Waymer, Tim McDonald, Adrian Wilson, Shawn Springs, Terence Newman, Charlie Waters

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams