Joe Thomas (wide receiver)

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Joe Thomas
No. 89
Date of birth (1963-03-25) March 25, 1963 (age 54)
Place of birth Lafayette, Louisiana
Career information
Status Not Active
Position(s) WR
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg)
College Mississippi Valley State
NFL draft 1986 / Round: 9 / Pick: 244
(By the Denver Broncos)
Career history
As player
1987 New Orleans Saints
Career stats

Joseph Earl "Joe" Thomas (born March 25, 1963 in Lafayette, Louisiana) is a former American football player. He played for the New Orleans Saints as a wide receiver. He collegiately played for Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils in the NCAA. Thomas was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the 1986 NFL Draft and was traded to the New Orleans Saints. He played alongside Jerry Rice and the two share records in the NCAA record book. He is tenth all time on the record book for receiving touchdowns in 1985 and is thirteen all time for career touchdowns.