|Date of birth:April 27, 1968|
|Place of birth: Montgomery, Alabama|
|NFL Draft: 1991 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* San Diego Chargers (1991–1992)|
|Career highlights and awards|
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.
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).
- "PRO FOOTBALL; Giants' Thornton Has Mild Stroke". New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/1993/10/14/sports/pro-football-giants-thornton-has-mild-stroke.html. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
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