Norm Thompson (American football)

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Norm Thompson
Born: (1945-03-05) March 5, 1945 (age 73)
San Francisco, California
Career information
Position(s)Cornerback
CollegeUtah
NFL draft1971 / Round: 1/ Pick 17
Career history
As player
1971–1976St. Louis Cardinals
1977–1979Baltimore Colts
HonorsAll Century, Hall of Fame, All American
RecordsTwo N.C.A.A.259 yards on interceptions-1969,51.8 avg.-1969,& 3 Return for T.D.s(tied)

Norman Jack Thompson (born March 5, 1945) is a National Football League cornerback who played with the St. Louis Cardinals and the Baltimore Colts. He became in 1977 the first free agent in NFL history to sign with another team, when he went to the Colts from the Cardinals.