Sidney Thornton

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Sidney Thornton
No. 38
Date of birth: (1954-09-02) September 2, 1954 (age 60)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: Northwestern State
NFL Draft: 1977 / Round: 2 / Pick 48
As player:
1977-1982 Pittsburgh Steelers
Career stats
Playing stats at

Sidney Thornton (born September 2, 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA) is a former American professional football player who was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2nd round (48th overall) of the 1977 NFL Draft. A 5'11", 230 lb (100 kg). running back from Northwestern State University in Louisiana, Thornton played in 6 NFL seasons from 1977-1982 for the Steelers.[1]


  1. ^ "Sidney Thornton". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 July 2014.