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Bill Thompson (American football)

 

Bill Thompson (American football)

Bill Thompson
No. 36
Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1946-10-10) October 10, 1946
Place of birth: Greenville, South Carolina
Career information
College: Maryland State College
NFL Draft: 1969 / Round: 3 / Pick: 61
Debuted in 1969
Last played in 1981
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Interceptions 40
INT yards 784
Touchdowns 3
Stats at NFL.com

William Allen Thompson (born October 10, 1946 in Greenville, South Carolina) is a former American football cornerback and safety in the National Football league. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 1969 NFL Draft. He played college football at Maryland State College.

Thompson was a three-time Pro Bowl selection and was inducted into the Broncos Ring of Fame in 1987.

Professional career

Thompson played his entire 13-year career for the Denver Broncos from 1969-1981. During his career he was selected to the three Pro Bowls in 1977, 1978, and 1981 and was an All-Pro selection in 1977. He is currently second on the Broncos all-time list for games started with 179 and sixth in games played with 179.

See also

Most consecutive starts by a strong safety

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