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Earl Thomas

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Height: 
5-10

Weight:

202

Age

27
Texas
7 Years Pro

2016 Season

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HOW ACQUIRED: Drafted with the 14th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. Signed a multi-year extension April 28, 2014.

Gameday Photos

Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:

 Drafted with the 14th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. Signed a multi-year extension April 28, 2014.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • Voted to his fourth consecutive Pro Bowl and third consecutive Associated Press First-Team All-Pro in 2014.

  • Voted to his third consecutive Pro Bowl, along with being selected as an Associated Press First-Team All-Pro for 2013. He and Richard Sherman were fourth and fifth players to earn back-to-back first-team All-Pro honors in franchise history.
  • Recorded a career-high 100 tackles (75 solo) in 2013 and tied a career-high with five interceptions. Also notched eight passes defensed and two forced fumbles.
  • Only safety in past decade to record 100+ tackles, 5+ INTs & 2+ FFs in a single season.
  • Voted to his second all-star game as a backup in the 2013 Pro Bowl.
  • Recorded 61 tackles and three interceptions in 2012, returning one for a TD. Also recorded two interceptions in the postseason, with one at Washington and one at Atlanta.
  • Voted a starter to the 2012 Pro Bowl, becoming the first Seahawk voted to the all-star game since 2008 and first Seahawks safety to earn a spot since Darryl Williams in 1997.
  • Recorded a career-high 92 tackles (67 solo), finishing third on the team after starting all 16 games in 2011.
  • Posted a career-high 10 stops (four solo) vs. Cincinnati (10/30/11).
  • Led team with five interceptions (T5th NFC, T10th NFL), tying the club’s mark for most interceptions by a rookie (Michael Boulware, 2005).
  • In 2010, finished fifth on team with 71 tackles (60 solo) during rookie campaign.
  • Scored first career touchdown on a 10-yard return of a blocked punt vs. Kansas City (11/28/10), the first time that has happened for Seattle since Alex Bannister’s 9-yard return vs. Denver (10/14/01).
  • Collected the first two interceptions of career vs. San Diego (9/26/10) with the final pick coming at the goal-line to preserve the win. Became the first Seahawks rookie since Kenny Easley in 1981 to have two interceptions in one game.

HONORS: 2014: NFC Pro Bowl, Associated Press First-Team All-Pro, PFWA All-NFL, Sporting News All-Pro; 2013: NFC Pro Bowl, Associated Press First-team All-Pro, Pro Foot­ball Weekly All-NFL Team, Sporting News All-Pro, Sports Illustrated All-Pro; 2012: NFC Pro Bowl, Associated Press First-team All-Pro, Pro Football Weekly All-NFL Team, Sporting News All-Pro; 2011: NFC Pro Bowl starter.

COLLEGE:  Named a Thorpe Award finalist (nation’s top defensive back). Left school after redshirt-sophomore season and started all 27 games at Texas, posting 135 tackles (97 solo) with 7.5 stops for loss. Added 19 tackles (17 solo) with a blocked punt performing on UT’s special team coverage units. Deflected 21 passes and intercepted 10 others for 149 yards in returns. His 10 interceptions rank 11th on the school’s career record list. As a sophomore, earned All-American first-team honors from The NFL Draft Report, Walter Camp Football Foun­dation, American Football Coaches Association AP, and Football Writers Association of America, adding second-team honors from The Sporting News. Finalist for Jim Thorpe Award, given to the Nation’s top defensive back. Unanimous All-Big 12 Conference first-team choice. Recorded 65 tackles (46 solo), one forced fumble and led the league (third in nation) with eight interceptions. His eight interceptions in 2009 set the school single-season record, topping the previous mark of seven.

PERSONAL: Attended West Orange-Stark High School (Texas). Earned all-state selection and three-year starter at DB, RB and WR. Recorded 112 career tackles with 11 interceptions, two kickoff return TDs and two punt return TDs. Also had 1,850 rushing yards and 2,140 receiving yards. Helped team to a 24-2 record over his final two seasons. Also lettered in basketball, baseball and track and field. A two-time letterman in basketball and baseball. A three-time letterman in track and field. An active member of his church in which his late grandfather, Earl Thomas, was the pastor. Was part of a rebuilding project following Hurricane Katrina. His uncle, Anthony Thomas, was a linebacker at Stephen F. Austin (1997-99).

Stats

Career Stats

gamesdefense
seasonteamggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2016SEA339720-0-----0-
2015SEA16166445190-95---01-
2014SEA16169771260-51---031
2013SEA161610578270-95---02-
2012SEA16166642240093---111
2011SEA16169869290-72---012
2010SEA16167664120075---01-
TOTAL515376139004621---194

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
3SFW 37-182200-0-----0-
2@LAL 3-93300-0-----0-
1MIAW 12-104220-0-----0-

defensive

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2016SEA39720-0-----
2015SEA166445190-9506713.432
2014SEA169771260-510474747
2013SEA1610578270-95091.811
2012SEA16664224009318026.757
2011SEA169869290-720199.511
2010SEA16766412007506813.634
TOTAL 995153761390046211290-57

fumbles

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2016SEA3-----------
2015SEA16-----------
2014SEA1611--1-0-000
2013SEA16-----------
2012SEA16----1-00---
2011SEA16----2-0----
2010SEA16-------0---
TOTAL 9911-04000000

punt returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2016SEA3---------
2015SEA16---------
2014SEA16231.5300001
2013SEA16---------
2012SEA16---------
2011SEA16---------
2010SEA16---------
TOTAL 99231.5300001

preseason

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
108/13/2016@KCW 17-1611-000-1-----0-
208/18/2016MINL 18-11111010-0-----0-
308/25/2016DALW 17-27114220-1-----0-
409/01/2016@OAKW 23-21110------------
TOTAL 445230-2-----0-

regular season

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
109/11/2016MIAW 10-12114220-0-----0-
209/18/2016@LAL 3-9113300-0-----0-
309/25/2016SFW 18-37112200-0-----0-
TOTAL 339720-0-----0-

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

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Los Angeles Rams13300-0-----
Miami Dolphins14220-0-----
San Francisco 49ers12200-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division14220-0-----
vs AFC Teams14220-0-----
vs NFC Teams25500-0-----
vs Own Division25500-0-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
September39720-0-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
CenturyLink Field26420-0-----
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum13300-0-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses13300-0-----
Wins26420-0-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Sundays39720-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Grass13300-0-----
Turf26420-0-----

Defense splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Home Games26420-0-----
Road Games13300-0-----

Defense splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Ahead5410-0-----
Ahead by 1-8 Points3210-0-----
Ahead by 9-16 Points2200-0-----
Behind2200-0-----
Behind by 1-8 Points2200-0-----
Tied2110-0-----

Defense splits - HALF

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Half5320-0-----
2nd Half4400-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line2200-0-----
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line4220-0-----
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line1100-0-----
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line2200-0-----

Defense splits - QUARTERS

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2nd Quarter5320-0-----
4th Quarter4400-0-----
4th Quarter within 74400-0-----

Defense splits - MARGIN

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Margin 0-727520-0-----
Margin 15+12200-0-----