Jesse Thomas
Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: May 23, 1928
Place of birth: Guthrie, Oklahoma
Date of death: May 16, 2012(2012-05-16) (aged 83)
Place of death: Columbia, Maryland
Career information
College: Michigan State University
NFL Draft: 1951 / Round: 10 / Pick: 119
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Baltimore Colts (1955–1957)
Career highlights and awards
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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.[1] 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.[2][3]


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