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Earl Thomas

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FS
Height: 
5-10

Weight:

202

Age

28
Texas
8 Years Pro

2017 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
2017SEA553121100-41---01-
2016SEA111148242400102---001
2015SEA16166445190-95---01-
2014SEA16169771260-51---031
2013SEA161610578270-95---02-
2012SEA16166642240093---111
2011SEA16169869290-72---012
2010SEA16167664120075---01-
TOTAL585414171006024---1105

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
5@LAW 16-107610-21---01-
4INDW 46-187430-1-----0-
3@TENL 27-333210-0-----0-
2SFW 12-93210-0-----0-
1@GBL 9-1711740-1-----0-

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2017SEA53121100-410191919
2016SEA1148242400102052.55
2015SEA166445190-9506713.432
2014SEA169771260-510474747
2013SEA1610578270-95091.811
2012SEA16664224009318026.757
2011SEA169869290-720199.511
2010SEA16766412007506813.634
TOTAL 1125854141710060241314-57

fumbles

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2017SEA5-----------
2016SEA11----1-11---
2015SEA16-----------
2014SEA1611--1-0-000
2013SEA16-----------
2012SEA16----1-00---
2011SEA16----2-0----
2010SEA16-------0---
TOTAL 11211-05011000

punt returns

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2017SEA5---------
2016SEA11---------
2015SEA16---------
2014SEA16231.5300001
2013SEA16---------
2012SEA16---------
2011SEA16---------
2010SEA16---------
TOTAL 112231.5300001

preseason

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
108/13/2017@LACW 48-17110------------
208/18/2017MINW 13-20116420-0-----0-
308/25/2017KCW 13-26114220-0-----0-
408/31/2017@OAKW 17-13100------------
TOTAL 3310640-0-----0-

regular season

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
109/10/2017@GBL 9-171111740-1-----0-
209/17/2017SFW 9-12113210-0-----0-
309/24/2017@TENL 27-33113210-0-----0-
410/01/2017INDW 18-46117430-1-----0-
510/08/2017@LAW 16-10117610-2119-1901-
TOTAL 553121100-4119-1901-

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Green Bay Packers111740-1-----
Indianapolis Colts17430-1-----
Los Angeles Rams17610-210191919
San Francisco 49ers13210-0-----
Tennessee Titans13210-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division3211380-2-----
vs AFC Teams210640-1-----
vs NFC Teams3211560-310191919
vs Own Division210820-210191919

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
October2141040-310191919
September3171160-1-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
CenturyLink Field210640-1-----
Lambeau Field111740-1-----
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum17610-210191919
Nissan Stadium13210-0-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses214950-1-----
Wins3171250-310191919

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Sundays53121100-410191919

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Grass3211560-310191919
Turf210640-1-----

Defense splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Home Games210640-1-----
Road Games3211560-310191919

Defense splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Ahead11920-210191919
Ahead by 1-8 Points11920-210191919
Behind5230-1-----
Behind by 1-8 Points5230-1-----
Tied151050-1-----

Defense splits - HALF

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Half211560-3-----
2nd Half10640-110191919
Last Two Minutes of Half4310-1-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line5230-0-----
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line10730-0-----
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line1100-1-----
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line151140-310191919

Defense splits - QUARTERS

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Quarter11830-0-----
2nd Quarter10730-3-----
3rd Quarter5320-0-----
4th Quarter5320-110191919
4th Quarter within 72200-110191919

Defense splits - MARGIN

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Margin 0-73131030-210191919
Margin 15+17430-1-----
Margin 8-14111740-1-----