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Bill Thornton

William Albert Thornton

Position: FB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 215 lbs.

Born: September 20, 1939 in Toledo, OH
High School: Edward D. Libbey
College: Nebraska   (school history)    (Thornton college stats)
Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 5th round (58th overall) of the 1963 NFL Draft.
Drafted by the New York Jets in the 22nd round (171st overall) of the 1963 AFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 4 (9529th overall since 1950)

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Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1963 24 STL 36 14 19 111 1 55 5.8 7.9 1.4 4 10 2.5 0 8 0.3 0.7 121 1 0 1
1964 25 STL 36 13 39 236 1 62 6.1 18.2 3.0 7 43 6.1 0 19 0.5 3.3 279 1 4 2
1965 26 STL 36 14 31 188 0 38 6.1 13.4 2.2 1 6 6.0 0 6 0.1 0.4 194 0 0 1
1967 28 STL 36 6 4 9 0 7 2.3 1.5 0.7 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.2 1.5 18 0 0 0
Career 47 93 544 2 62 5.8 11.6 2.0 13 68 5.2 0 19 0.3 1.4 612 2 4 4

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
1963 24 STL 36 14 4 70 0 25 17.5 191
1964 25 STL 36 13 1 5 0 5 5.0 284
Career 47 5 75 0 25 15.0 687

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
1963 24 STL 36 14 0 0 1 9 0
1964 25 STL 36 13 0 4 1 0 0
Career 47 0 4 2 9 0

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
1963 24 STL 36 14 1 1 6
1964 25 STL 36 13 1 1 6
Career 47 2 2 12

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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