|No. 22, 37, 49, 29, 43|
|Born:||April 12, 1976|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||202 lb (92 kg)|
|NFL draft||2000 / Round: 5 / Pick: 145|
|2000||New Orleans Saints|
|2002||Green Bay Packers|
|2005||Green Bay Packers|
Stephen Todd Franz (born April 12, 1976) was a safety in the National Football League. He played professionally for the Cleveland Browns, New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers and Washington Redskins.
Franz was born in Enid, Oklahoma and attended Weatherford High School (Oklahoma).He played college football at the University of Tulsa. He earned a degree in accounting from the University of Tulsa.
He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the fifth round (145th overall) of the 2000 NFL Draft.Franz played in 46 games over a six-year career.
After leaving the NFL, Franz became a Real Estate Professional in the Oklahoma City Metro Area. He and his wife Tisha have two children and reside in Edmond, Oklahoma.
Thurman Lee Thomas is an American former professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for thirteen seasons, primarily with the Buffalo Bills. He was selected by the Bills in the second round of the 1988 NFL Draft, where he spent all but one season of his professional career. Thomas spent his final NFL year as a member of the Miami Dolphins in 2000.
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