|Date of birth: May 23, 1928|
|Place of birth: Guthrie, Oklahoma|
|Date of death: May 16, 2012(aged 83)|
|Place of death: Columbia, Maryland|
|College: Michigan State University|
|NFL Draft: 1951 / Round: 10 / Pick: 119|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
| *Baltimore Colts (1955–1957)
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Jesse LeRoy Thomas (May 23, 1928 – May 16, 2012) was an American football player. He played college football for Michigan State University. He also competed in track for Michigan State. After leaving Michigan State, he served two years in the United States Army and then played one year for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. He later played in the National Football League for the Baltimore Colts from 1955 to 1957 and in the American Football League for the Los Angeles Chargers in 1960.
- ↑ "Vet Halfbacks Ink Baltimore Colt Contracts". The Daily Times: p. 16. June 30, 1958. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3549762/vet_halfbacks_ink_baltimore_colt/.
- ↑ "Jesse Thomas". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/T/ThomJe20.htm. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
- ↑ "Colts Sign Jesse Thomas". The Decatur Herald: p. 13. July 23, 1957. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3549736/colts_sign_jesse_thomas/.