Bobby Thomason

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.[1]

Bobby Thomason
Bobby Thomason - 1953 Bowman
Thomason on a 1953 Bowman football card
Born:March 26, 1928
Albertville, Alabama
Died:November 5, 2013 (aged 85)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Career information
Position(s)Quarterback
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight190 lb (86 kg)
CollegeVMI
NFL draft1949 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
Career history
As player
1949–1950Los Angeles Rams
1951Green Bay Packers
1952–1957Philadelphia Eagles
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls1953, 1955, 1956
Career stats
Pass completions687
Pass attempts51
TDINT68-90
Yards9,480
Passer rating62.9

References

  1. ^ Bobby Thomason, Pro Bowl Quarterback, Dies at 85
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Thomason (surname)

Thomason is a patronymic surname meaning "son of Thomas" or a misspelling of the French surname Thomasson, Thomesson "little Thomas". There are varied spellings. Notable people with the surname include:

Art Thomason (1889–1944), American baseball player

Bob Thomason, basketball coach at the University of the Pacific.

Bobby Thomason (1928-2013), American football player

Sergeant Clyde A. Thomason (1914–1942), United States Marine and Medal of Honor awardee

Dustin Thomason, American writer

George Thomason (died 1666), English book collector

Harry Thomason (born 1940), American film and television producer

James Thomason (1804–1853), British Lieutenant-Governor of the North-Western Provinces in India

Jasin Thomason (born 1976), guitarist for American rock band The Ataris

Jeff Thomason (born 1969), American football tight end

Jim Thomason (1920–2007), American football halfback

John Thomason (1893–1944), United States Marine and author

Marsha Thomason (born 1976), English actress

R. Ewing Thomason (1879–1973), American politician and Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives

Robert Wayne Thomason (1952–1995), American mathematician

Roy Thomason (born 1944), British Conservative Party politician

Sarah Thomason, American linguist

Trent Thomason (born 1972), Christian keyboardist and songwriter

Theresa Thomason, American gospel singer

Yeoville Thomason (1826–1901), Birmingham architect

Linda Bloodworth-Thomason (born 1947), American writer and television producer

Lorene Thomason Coates, Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly

Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell (1865–1940), medical missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador

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