Gene Thomas

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Gene Thomas
No. 45, 22
Position: Fullback / Halfback
Personal information
Born:(1942-09-01)September 1, 1942
Barberton, Ohio
Died:August 27, 1993(1993-08-27) (aged 50)
Independence, Missouri
Career information
College: Florida A&M
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts-yards:130-401
Receptions-yards:23-184
Touchdowns:6
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Eugene "Gene" Warren Thomas (September 1, 1942 – August 27, 1993) was an American football fullback and halfback in the American Football League and played in Super Bowl I. He attended North High School in Akron, Ohio and played college football at Florida A&M University. During his pro-career, played for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Boston Patriots. [1]

Death

Thomas died from cardiomyopathy in his sleep on August 27, 1993 at his home in Independence, Missouri, 5 days before his 51st birthday.

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References

  1. "GENE THOMAS". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on November 29, 2014. Retrieved November 15, 2014.