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 Derrick Vincent Thomas

Derrick Vincent Thomas

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Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Death 8 Feb 2000 (aged 33)
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Burial Opa-locka, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 8540 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Football Player. Born in Miami, Florida, he was drafted 4th overall as a linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs and played his entire 11-year career with the Chiefs 1989 to 1999. He was Defensive Rookie of the Year, was named an All-Pro 8 times and was voted to 9 Pro Bowls. He is ranked 9th on the all time list with 126 ½ sacks, holds the record for most sacks in a single game with 7 and had 649 career tackles. In 2009, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 27 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8540
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Derrick Vincent Thomas (1 Jan 1967–8 Feb 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8540, citing Dade Memorial Park, Opa-locka, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .