|Date of birth:||September 2, 1954|
|Place of birth:||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|NFL Draft:||1977 / Round: 2 / Pick 48|
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Sidney Thornton (born September 2, 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA) is a former American professional football player who was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2nd round (48th overall) of the 1977 NFL Draft. A 5'11", 230 lb (100 kg). running back from Northwestern State University in Louisiana, Thornton played in 6 NFL seasons from 1977-1982 for the Steelers.
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