Sidney Thornton

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Sidney Thornton
No. 38
Date of birth (1954-09-02) September 2, 1954 (age 62)
Place of birth New Orleans, Louisiana
Career information
Position(s) Running back
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 230 lb (100 kg)
College Northwestern State
High school Capitol
NFL draft 1977 / Round: 2 / Pick: 48
Career history
As player
(19771982) Pittsburgh Steelers
Career highlights and awards
Career stats
Rushing yards 1,512
Rush attempts 356
Rush TDs 18
Games played 74
Receptions 46
Receiving yards 515

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sidney Thornton". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 July 2014.