For other people named Rob Thomas, see Robert Thomas.
Robb Thomas
Date of birth: (1966-03-29) March 29, 1966 (age 54)
Place of birth: Portland, Oregon
Career information
Position(s): Wide receiver
College: Oregon State
NFL Draft: 1989 / Round: 6 / Pick: 143
 As player:
Kansas City Chiefs
Seattle Seahawks
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Playing stats at

Robb Douglas Thomas (born March 29, 1966) is a former American football wide receiver in the NFL who played from 1989 to 1998.

High school careerEdit

Thomas graduated from Corvallis High School in Corvallis, Oregon in 1985 and starred in football and track. He helped lead the Corvallis Spartans to a 3A Oregon State Championship in 1983.

College careerEdit

At Oregon State University, Thomas was a stand out wide receiver in a pass oriented offense. He set many records in his time at OSU. He currently is 2nd in "all purpose running yards" at Oregon State. His total of 3,379 yards for rushing, receiving and punt and kick-off returns during his career (1985–1988) is bested only by Ken Carpenter's 3,903 yards from 1947-1949. His 230 yards vs. Akron in 1987 was a school record until recently.

Professional careerEdit

Thomas was drafted in the 6th round of the 1989 NFL Draft (#143 overall) by the Kansas City Chiefs. He also played for the Seattle Seahawks (1992–1995) and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1996–1998).

Personal lifeEdit

Robb now resides in Oregon, with his wife Melinda and their three children. His father, Aaron Thomas also played wide receiver in the NFL.

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