Yancey Thigpen

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Birthday
15, 1969
Birthplace
Tarboro, NC
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1969 (age 49)
Birthplace
Tarboro, NC

About

Wide receiver for the Chargers, Steelers, and Tennessee Oilers/Titans whose reckless play earned him the nickname Meatball.

Before Fame

He played football as well as basketball at Winston-Salem State University.

Trivia

He was given the ESPY award for Best Professional Football Name In the Last 50 Years in 2010.

Family Life

He married judge Maria Thigpen in 1999.

Associated With

He reached Super Bowl XXIV with the St. Louis Rams, where Kurt Warner was his quarterback.