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Anthony Thomas (American football)

Anthony Thomas (American football)
Thomas (#28) with Shaud Williams (#36)
NameAnthony Thomas
Width300
CaptionThomas (#28) with Shaud Williams (#36)
CurrentteamFree Agent
Currentnumber--
CurrentpositionRunning back
Birth DateNovember 7, 1977(age 37)
Birth PlaceWinnfield, Louisiana
Heightft6
Heightin2
Weight221
Debutyear2001
DebutteamChicago Bears
CollegeMichigan
Draftyear2001
Draftround2
Draftpick38
Pastteams * Chicago Bears (2001-2004) * Dallas Cowboys (2005) * New Orleans Saints (2005) * Buffalo Bills (2006-2007)
Highlights * 2x Citrus Bowl MVP (1999, 2001) * AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (2001) * PFWA Offensive Rookie of the Year (2001)
Statweek17
Statseason2007
Statlabel1Rushing yards
Statvalue13,891
Statlabel2Rushing average
Statvalue23.7
Statlabel3Rushing TDs
Statvalue323
NflTHO027279

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Anthony Jermaine Thomas (born November 7, 1977 in Winnfield, Louisiana) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He was originally drafted by the Chicago Bears in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan, where he gained the nickname "A-Train" due to his power-running style.

As a rookie with the Bears in 2001, Thomas rushed for over 1,100 yards and seven touchdowns to earn the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award. He has also played for the Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints and Buffalo Bills in his career.


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