Fred Thomas (American football)

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Fred Thomas
No. 22
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1973-09-11) September 11, 1973 (age 42)
Place of birth: Bruce, Mississippi
Career information
College: Tennessee-Martin
NFL draft: 1996 / Round: 2 / Pick: 47
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 517
Interceptions: 13
Sacks: 5
Player stats at

Frederick L. Thomas (born September 11, 1973) is former American football cornerback in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the second round of the 1996 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tennessee-Martin.

Thomas also played for the New Orleans Saints.

College career[edit]

Thomas originally played college football for Northwest Mississippi Community College during the 1992-1993 seasons. He then transferred to Ole Miss, again transferred to the University of Tennessee at Martin, and again transferred to the Mississippi Valley State.

Professional career[edit]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Thomas played for the Seattle Seahawks from 1996 to 1999.

New Orleans Saints[edit]

Thomas signed with the New Orleans Saints before the 2000 season. He played for them until 2007. He finished his Saints career with 13 interceptions and 5 sacks. His best seasons came in 2002 and 2003. In 2002, he recorded 1 Sack, 5 INT, 14 PD, and 91 tackles. In 2003, he recorded 1 Sack, 4 INT, 22 PD, and 85 Tackles.