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Thurman Thomas

School: Oklahoma State
Position: RB

Consensus All-American: 1985
Heisman Voting: 10th in 1985 and 7th in 1987

Draft: 2nd round, 40th overall of the 1988 NFL draft by the Buffalo Bills

Other SR Links: Pro-Football-Reference.com

Rushing & Receiving

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
*1984 Oklahoma State Big 8 RB 12 205 843 4.1 7 22 122 5.5 0 227 965 4.3 7
*1985 Oklahoma State Big 8 RB 12 327 1650 5.0 15 25 142 5.7 1 352 1792 5.1 16
1986 Oklahoma State Big 8 RB 11 173 741 4.3 4 18 150 8.3 1 191 891 4.7 5
1987 Oklahoma State Big 8 RB 11 251 1613 6.4 17 19 184 9.7 0 270 1797 6.7 17
Career Oklahoma State 956 4847 5.1 43 84 598 7.1 2 1040 5445 5.2 45

Kick & Punt Returns

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year School Conf Class Pos G Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
*1984 Oklahoma State Big 8 RB 12 5 81 16.2 0
*1985 Oklahoma State Big 8 RB 12 2 15 7.5 0 12 115 9.6 1
1986 Oklahoma State Big 8 RB 11 3 28 9.3 0
1987 Oklahoma State Big 8 RB 11 9 139 15.4 0
Career Oklahoma State 16 235 14.7 0 15 143 9.5 1

Passing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Passing
Year School Conf Class Pos G Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
*1984 Oklahoma State Big 8 RB 12 2 2 100.0 15 7.5 27.5 2 0 493.0
*1985 Oklahoma State Big 8 RB 12 2 3 66.7 18 6.0 19.3 2 0 337.1
1986 Oklahoma State Big 8 RB 11
1987 Oklahoma State Big 8 RB 11
Career Oklahoma State 4 5 80.0 33 6.6 22.6 4 0 399.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Awards and Honors
1985 Consensus All-America
Heisman Voting
1985 54 Points (10th)
1987 99 Points (7th)
Rush Attempts
1984 Big 8 205 (1st)
1985 NCAA 327 (3rd)
1985 Big 8 327 (1st)
1986 Big 8 173 (3rd)
1987 NCAA 251 (8th)
1987 Big 8 251 (2nd)
Career NCAA* 956 (19th)
Career Big 8** 956 (1st)
* Since 1956
** From 1956 to 1995
Rushing Yards
1984 Big 8 843 (3rd)
1985 NCAA 1650 (3rd)
1985 Big 8 1650 (1st)
1986 Big 8 741 (4th)
1987 NCAA 1613 (4th)
1987 Big 8 1613 (1st)
Career Big 8** 4847 (1st)
** From 1956 to 1995
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1985 Big 8 5.0 (6th)
1986 Big 8 4.3 (10th)
1987 Big 8 6.4 (7th)
Rushing Touchdowns
1984 Big 8 7 (6th)
1985 NCAA 15 (5th)
1985 Big 8 15 (1st)
1987 NCAA 17 (2nd)
1987 Big 8 17 (1st)
Career Big 8** 43 (6th)
** From 1956 to 1995
Plays From Scrimmage
1984 Big 8 227 (2nd)
1985 NCAA 352 (4th)
1985 Big 8 352 (1st)
1986 Big 8 191 (4th)
1987 NCAA 270 (8th)
1987 Big 8 270 (2nd)
Career NCAA* 1040 (17th)
Career Big 8** 1040 (1st)
* Since 1956
** From 1956 to 1995
Yards From Scrimmage
1984 Big 8 965 (3rd)
1985 NCAA 1792 (4th)
1985 Big 8 1792 (1st)
1986 Big 8 891 (4th)
1987 NCAA 1797 (3rd)
1987 Big 8 1797 (1st)
Career Big 8** 5445 (1st)
** From 1956 to 1995
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1984 Big 8 7 (6th)
1985 NCAA 16 (5th)
1985 Big 8 16 (1st)
1987 NCAA 17 (4th)
1987 Big 8 17 (1st)
Career Big 8** 45 (6th)
** From 1956 to 1995
Total Plays
1984 Big 8 207 (9th)
1985 Big 8 330 (5th)
1987 Big 8 251 (6th)
Career Big 8** 961 (15th)
** From 1956 to 1995
Total Yards
1985 Big 8 1668 (3rd)
1987 Big 8 1613 (2nd)
Career Big 8** 4880 (24th)
** From 1956 to 1995
Total Touchdowns
1984 Big 8 9 (9th)
1985 Big 8 17 (2nd)
1987 Big 8 17 (2nd)
Career Big 8** 47 (22nd)
** From 1956 to 1995