The Big Eight’s leading rusher and scorer in 1985 & 1987 and a two-time First Team All-America, Thurman Thomas was enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame.
Thurman Lee Thomas is a former college and professional football player who was a running back who spent most of his NFL career with the Buffalo Bills.
Thomas was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007 and into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2008.
Thomas was an important part of the Bills “no-huddle offense” that won 4 consecutive AFC championships, but the Bills fell in the Super Bowl every year.
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