Marcus Thomas
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Thomas with the Denver Broncos in 2009.
No. --     
Nose tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-09-23) September 23, 1985 (age 35)
Place of birth: Yokosuka, Japan
Career information
College: Florida
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 4 / Pick: 121
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Denver Broncos ( 2007 2011)
Career highlights and awards
* SEC Champion (2006)
Tackles     146
Interceptions     2
Forced fumbles     1
Stats at NFL.com

Marcus Thomas (born September 23, 1985) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. Thomas played college football for the University of Florida.

Early years[edit | edit source]

Thomas was born in Yokosuka, Japan. He attended Mandarin High School in Jacksonville, Florida, where he was an all-state high school football player for the Mandarin Mustangs.

College career[edit | edit source]

Thomas accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for coach Urban Meyer's Florida Gators football team from 2003 to 2006.[1] In November 2006, he was kicked off the team for violating the terms of his reinstatement from a drug-related suspension. He missed curfew, went on an unapproved out of town trip, and skipped a mandatory drug counseling session. Thomas was an anthropology major.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Denver Broncos[edit | edit source]

Thomas was picked 121st (4th round) in the 2007 NFL draft by the Denver Broncos.[2] On July 11, Thomas signed a 4-year contract with the club worth a reported $3 million.[3]

New York Giants[edit | edit source]

On August 16, 2012, Thomas signed a one-year deal with the New York Giants. On August 31, 2012, Thomas was released by the New York Giants.

Toronto Argonauts[edit | edit source]

On October 16, 2013, Thomas was signed by the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League to a practice roster agreement. On February 10, 2015, Thomas became a free agent.

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 2011 Florida Gators Football Media Guide Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Webarchive/data' not found., University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, pp. 97, 99, 186 (2011). Retrieved August 31, 2011.
  2. Marcus Thomas, DT, Taken in Fourth BroncoTalk. Retrieved on July 12, 2007
  3. Quick Hit - 4th Round Pick Marcus Thomas Locked Up. BroncoTalk. Retrieved on July 12, 2007

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