Robert Lee "Bobby" Thomason (March 26, 1928 – November 5, 2013) was an American football quarterback in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams, Green Bay Packers, and the Philadelphia Eagles. He was selected to three Pro Bowls. Thomason played college football at Virginia Military Institute and was drafted in the first round of the 1949 NFL Draft.
Thomason married Jean Pierce in 1951. They had one daughter. Both survived him, as, in 2013, he died of heart failure at the age of 85.
Thomason on a 1953 Bowman football card
|Born:||March 26, 1928|
|Died:||November 5, 2013 (aged 85)|
Charlotte, North Carolina
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|NFL draft||1949 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7|
|1949–1950||Los Angeles Rams|
|1951||Green Bay Packers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Pro Bowls||1953, 1955, 1956|
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Marsha Thomason (born 1976), English actress
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