Cliff Thrift

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Cliff Thrift
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1956-05-03) May 3, 1956 (age 58)
Place of birth: Dallas, Texas
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school: Purcell (OK)
College: East Central
NFL Draft: 1979 / Round: 3 / Pick: 73
Debuted in 1979 for the San Diego Chargers
Career history
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Clifford Thrift (born May 3, 1956 in Dallas, Texas) is a former professional American football player who played linebacker for eight seasons for the San Diego Chargers, Chicago Bears, and Los Angeles Rams. Thrift attended Purcell High School in Purcell, Oklahoma and was a member of the 1972 Purcell Football Class A State Championship Team. He then attended East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma before being drafted into the NFL.