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Bobby Thomason
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Thomason on a 1953 Bowman football card
Date of birth: (1928-03-26)March 26, 1928
Place of birth: Albertville, Alabama
Date of death: November 5, 2013(2013-11-05) (aged 85)
Place of death: Charlotte, North Carolina
Career information
Position(s): Quarterback
NFL Draft: 1949 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
Organizations
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1953, 1955, 1956
Career stats
Pass completions     687
Pass attempts     1346
TDINT     68-90
Yards     9,480
Passer rating     62.9
Playing stats at NFL.com

Robert Lee "Bobby" Thomason (March 26, 1928 – November 5, 2013) was an American football quarterback in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams, Green Bay Packers, and the Philadelphia Eagles. He was selected to three Pro Bowls. Thomason played college football at Virginia Military Institute and was drafted in the first round of the 1949 NFL Draft.

Thomason married Jean Pierce in 1951. They had one daughter. Both survived him, as, in 2013, he died of heart failure at the age of 85.[1]

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