|Position:||Defensive End / Linebacker|
|Date of birth:||February 20, 1967|
|Place of birth:||Houston, Texas|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||254 lb (115 kg)|
|High school:||Houston (TX) Madison|
|NFL draft:||1989 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics
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Thomas was a two-time All-American (1987, 1988) at the University of Nebraska and was later named to the Nebraska All-Century team. He is acknowledged by some and himself as one of the greatest defensive players in the history of Nebraska football. He was named the 36th greatest Buccaneer player of all time in 2003.
A 6'4", 254-lb. linebacker and defensive end, Thomas was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round (sixth overall) of the 1989 NFL Draft. He played nine seasons in the NFL for the Buccaneers, Detroit Lions, Minnesota Vikings, and Dallas Cowboys. During his tenure with the Buccaneers, he set the single-season tackle record at 174. 
Broderick Thomas is also the nephew of former Chicago Bears linebacker, and former San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary. His son, Broderick Jr., also attended Madison High School in Houston, where he played quarterback, and later the University of Houston as a walk-on.
- "Distinguished HISD Alumni." Houston Independent School District.
- Husker Football All Century Team
- KOZN, 1620 AM, Interview on "Unsportsmanlike Conduct", December 1, 2010
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- "Q&A with Broderick Thomas". Lincoln Journal-Star (Lincoln, NE). April 15, 2007.
- "Life after the NFL is all pain, no fame for Broderick Thomas". ESPN The Magazine. April 4, 2011.
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