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Art Thoms

Art Thoms
Born (1947-08-28) August 28, 1947
Teaneck, New Jersey
Position(s) Defensive tackle
College Syracuse
Common Draft 1969 / Round 1 / Pick 22
Jersey #(s) 80
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AFL Oakland Raiders
NFL Oakland Raiders
NFL Philadelphia Eagles

Arthur William Thoms (born August 28, 1947 in Teaneck, New Jersey) is a former collegiate and professional American football defensive tackle who played nine seasons in the American Football League and the National Football League.

Thoms played high school football at Brick Township High School in Brick Township, New Jersey and at Wayne High School.[1][2] From there he spent one year in the Hargrave Military Academy, which is where Syracuse Football found him and offered him a full scholarship.

Thoms was taken in the 1969 Common Draft by the American Football League's Oakland Raiders. He played one year for the AFL's Raiders, then seven for them in the NFL, and one year with the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles.

Member of the Oakland Raiders Super XI Team in 1976.

In 2002 he was inducted into the All-Millenuim Team at Syracuse.

See also

Other American Football League players


  1. ^ Art Thoms player profile, database Football. Accessed August 11, 2007.
  2. ^ Art Thoms, Oakland Raiders. Accessed August 11, 2007. "I started playing football in high school. It was the freshman team at Wayne High School in Wayne, N.J. I played two years there and then my family moved to Brickjohn [sic], NJ. I played the last two years of high school ball there."

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