George Thornton
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Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1968-04-27) April 27, 1968 (age 52)
Place of birth: Montgomery, Alabama
Career information
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 1991 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* San Diego Chargers (19911992)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Tackles     --
Sacks     2
Games     37

George Renardo Thornton (born April 27, 1968 in Montgomery, Alabama) is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League. He played three years for the San Diego Chargers and the New York Giants. On October 14, 1993 he suffered a minor stroke which ended his career.[1]

Thornton attended Jeff Davis High School in Montgomery, Alabama. At the University of Alabama, he was an All-SEC defensive end in 1990. He is married to Tawanna and they have a son, George Jr. and a daughter, Georvauna Tene' (deceased).


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