Derrick Thomas

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Birthday
1, 1967
Birthplace
Miami, FL
Death Date
Feb 8, 2000 (33)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1967
Birthplace
Miami, FL
Death Date
Feb 8, 2000 (33)

About

Former NFL player widely considered to be one of the greatest defensive linemen of his era. He posted 126.5 career sacks and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2009. He spent his entire 11-year career with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Before Fame

He received the Butkus Award during his time with the University of Alabama Crimson Tide.

Trivia

He set an an NFL record by recording 7 sacks in a single game against the Seattle Seahawks.

Family Life

His father was a Captain in the United States Air Force.

Associated With

He set the NFL's single-game sack record against Seahawks quarterback Dave Krieg.

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