Robb Thomas

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Robb Thomas
Date of birth (1966-03-29) March 29, 1966 (age 51)
Place of birth Portland, Oregon
Career information
Position(s) Wide receiver
College Oregon State
NFL draft 1989 / Round: 6 / Pick: 143
Career history
As player
1989–1991 Kansas City Chiefs
1992–1995 Seattle Seahawks
1996–1998 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Career stats

Robb Douglas Thomas (born March 29, 1966) is a former American football wide receiver in the NFL who played from 1989 to 1998.

High school career[edit]

Thomas graduated from Corvallis High School in Corvallis, Oregon in 1985 and starred in football and track. He helped lead the Corvallis Spartans to a 3A Oregon State Championship in 1983.

College career[edit]

At Oregon State University, Thomas set many records. He currently is second in "all purpose running yards" at OSU. His total of 3,379 yards for rushing, receiving and punt and kick-off returns during his career (1985–1988) is behind only that of Ken Carpenter's 3,903 yards from 1947-1949. His 230 yards vs. Akron in 1987 was a school record until recently[when?].

Professional career[edit]

Thomas was drafted in the 6th round of the 1989 NFL Draft (#143 overall) by the Kansas City Chiefs. He also played for the Seattle Seahawks (1992–1995) and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1996–1998).

Personal life[edit]

Robb now resides in Oregon, with his wife Melinda and their three children. His father, Aaron Thomas also played wide receiver in the NFL.

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