Thomas Lewis (American football)

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Thomas Lewis
No. 81
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1972-01-10) January 10, 1972 (age 47)
Akron, Ohio
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Akron (OH) Garfield
NFL Draft:1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 24
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Thomas A. Lewis (born January 10, 1972) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears and New York Giants. He was drafted by the Giants in the first round of the 1994 NFL Draft out of Indiana University with the 24th pick. While at Indiana, he set a Big Ten record and tied an NCAA record with a 99-yard touchdown reception against Penn State on November 6, 1993. That same day, he set a Big Ten record with 285 receiving yards. Thomas Lewis was the Varsity head coach at Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona for 2 years before resigning on January 12th, 2018.

High school career[edit]

Lewis attended Garfield High School in Akron, Ohio, where he was an All-Ohio Honorable Mention pick. During his three-year prep career he made 120 receptions, and 14 touchdowns.