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Sidney Thornton

Sidney Thornton

Position: RB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 230 lbs.

Born: September 2, 1954 in New Orleans, LA
High School: Capitol
College: NW State (LA)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2nd round (48th overall) of the 1977 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 14 (5821st overall since 1950)

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Sidney Thornton 1979 Touchdown Log

1979 Touchdown Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

10 Touchdowns

6 Rushing, 4 Receiving, 2 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 21 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Steelers10
Broncos2
Titans2
Patriots2
Browns2
Bills1
Eagles1
Home5
Road5
Sunday6
Monday4
1st2
2nd3
3rd2
4th3
3 or fewer yards4
4-9 yards2
10-19 yards3
20-29 yards1
Terry Bradshaw4

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1979-09-03 PIT @ NWE W 16-13 2 Rushing 2 Trail 0-7 Trail 6-7
2 1 1979-09-03 PIT @ NWE W 16-13 4 Receiving 21 Terry Bradshaw* Trail 6-13 Tied 13-13
3 2 1979-09-09 PIT HOU W 38-7 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
4 2 1979-09-09 PIT HOU W 38-7 3 Receiving 16 Terry Bradshaw* Lead 10-0 Lead 17-0
5 5 1979-09-30 PIT @ PHI L 14-17 2 Rushing 7 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
6 6 1979-10-07 PIT @ CLE W 51-35 1 Receiving 10 Terry Bradshaw* Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
7 6 1979-10-07 PIT @ CLE W 51-35 4 Rushing 1 Lead 44-35 Lead 51-35
8 8 1979-10-22 PIT DEN W 42-7 2 Rushing 1 Lead 21-7 Lead 28-7
9 8 1979-10-22 PIT DEN W 42-7 4 Receiving 17 Terry Bradshaw* Lead 28-7 Lead 35-7
10 16 1979-12-16 PIT BUF W 28-0 3 Rushing 8 Lead 14-0 Lead 21-0

Playoffs

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 17 1979-12-30 PIT MIA W 34-14 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*