John Thierry

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John Thierry
No. 91
Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1971-09-04) September 4, 1971 (age 43)
Place of birth: Houston, Texas
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 262 lb (119 kg)
Career information
High school: Opelousas (LA) Plaisance
College: Alcorn State
NFL Draft: 1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11
Debuted in 1994 for the Chicago Bears
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

John Fitzgerald Thierry (born September 4, 1971 in Houston, Texas) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Chicago Bears in the 1st round (11th overall pick) of the 1994 NFL Draft. A 6' 4", 263 lb linebacker from Alcorn State University, Thierry was moved to defensive end and played in nine NFL seasons from 1994-2002.

He was selected second in the 1999 Cleveland Browns expansion draft, following Jim Pyne. He finished his career with the Atlanta Falcons after recurring shoulder injuries. During his career Thierry played in 131 games and started 70 of them recording 33.5 sacks and 158 tackles with 7 fumble recoveries. [1]

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