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Del Thompson
No. 39     
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1958-02-21) February 21, 1958 (age 61)
Place of birth: Kermit, Texas
Career information
College: Texas-El Paso
NFL Draft: 1982 / Round: 5 / Pick: 130
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Kansas City Chiefs ( 1982 1984)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Delbert Ray Thompson (born February 21, 1958) is a former American football running back who played one season with the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the 1982 NFL Draft. He first enrolled at the University of Texas at Austin before transferring to Ranger College and lastly the University of Texas at El Paso. Thompson attended Hamlin High School in Hamlin, Texas.[1] He was also a member of the New York Jets.

Professional careerEdit

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

Thompson was selected by the Chiefs with the 130th pick in the 1982 NFL Draft. He played in six games for the Chiefs during the 1982 season.[1] He was placed on the injured reserve list on August 23, 1983.[2]

New York JetsEdit

Thompson was claimed on waivers by the New York Jets from Kansas City on April 10, 1984.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "DEL THOMPSON". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on July 24, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150724025646/http://www.profootballarchives.com/thom20200.html. Retrieved July 23, 2015.
  2. "Transactions". The New York Times. August 24, 1983. Archived from the original on September 20, 2016. https://www.nytimes.com/1983/08/24/sports/transactions-119571.html. Retrieved September 20, 2016.
  3. "Transactions". The New York Times. April 11, 1984. Archived from the original on July 23, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150723183326/http://www.nytimes.com/1984/04/11/sports/transactions-115678.html. Retrieved July 23, 2015.

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