|No. 34, 32|
|Born:||April 8, 1967|
Terre Haute, Indiana
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||207 lb (94 kg)|
|High school:||Terre Haute (IN) North Vigo|
|NFL Draft:||1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 31|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at PFR|
Anthony Q. Thompson (born April 8, 1967) is a former professional American football running back and a current pastor at the Lighthouse Community Church in Bloomington, Indiana.
Thompson was a three-year starter (1983–1985) for Terre Haute North Vigo High School, where he was a Parade All-American under coach Wayne Staley.
Thompson played college football with the Indiana University Hoosiers football program where he won the Maxwell Award and Walter Camp Award in 1989. He also won the Chicago Tribune Silver Football twice, becoming only the third person to do so at the time (following Paul Giel and Archie Griffin). Thompson finished second in Heisman Trophy voting for the 1989 season. In 1989, he broke the record for career touchdowns in college with 65 touchdowns. The record stood until 1998 when it was broken by Ricky Williams. Thompson finished his college career with 5,299 rushing yards. In 2007, Thompson was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
|NCAA Career Totals||1,161||5,299||4.6||112.7||67||102||755||1||19||412||21.7||0|
Thompson was selected by the Phoenix Cardinals in the second round of the 1990 NFL Draft. During his NFL career, which ended in 1992 with the Los Angeles Rams, he played in 37 games and scored six touchdowns. He has four children: two daughters, Teka and Ciara, and two sons, Anthony Jr. and Jacob.
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