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Earl Thomas

29
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
2017SEA2214950-1-----0-
2016SEA111148242400102---001
2015SEA16166445190-95---01-
2014SEA16169771260-51---031
2013SEA161610578270-95---02-
2012SEA16166642240093---111
2011SEA16169869290-72---012
2010SEA16167664120075---01-
TOTAL568402166005723---195

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2SFW 12-93210-0-----0-
1@GBL 9-1711740-1-----0-

defensive

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2017SEA214950-1-----
2016SEA1148242400102052.55
2015SEA166445190-9506713.432
2014SEA169771260-510474747
2013SEA1610578270-95091.811
2012SEA16664224009318026.757
2011SEA169869290-720199.511
2010SEA16766412007506813.634
TOTAL 1095684021660057231295-57

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2017SEA2-----------
2016SEA11----1-11---
2015SEA16-----------
2014SEA1611--1-0-000
2013SEA16-----------
2012SEA16----1-00---
2011SEA16----2-0----
2010SEA16-------0---
TOTAL 10911-05011000

punt returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2017SEA2---------
2016SEA11---------
2015SEA16---------
2014SEA16231.5300001
2013SEA16---------
2012SEA16---------
2011SEA16---------
2010SEA16---------
TOTAL 109231.5300001

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-
TOTAL 2214950-1-----0-

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

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Green Bay Packers111740-1-----
San Francisco 49ers13210-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division111740-1-----
vs NFC Teams214950-1-----
vs Own Division13210-0-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

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September214950-1-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
CenturyLink Field13210-0-----
Lambeau Field111740-1-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses111740-1-----
Wins13210-0-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Sundays214950-1-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Grass111740-1-----
Turf13210-0-----

Defense splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Home Games13210-0-----
Road Games111740-1-----

Defense splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Ahead2200-0-----
Ahead by 1-8 Points2200-0-----
Behind5230-0-----
Behind by 1-8 Points5230-0-----
Tied7520-1-----

Defense splits - HALF

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Half6510-1-----
2nd Half8440-0-----
Last Two Minutes of Half-000-1-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line3120-0-----
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line6510-0-----
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line5320-1-----

Defense splits - QUARTERS

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Quarter2200-0-----
2nd Quarter4310-1-----
3rd Quarter4220-0-----
4th Quarter4220-0-----
4th Quarter within 71100-0-----

Defense splits - MARGIN

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Margin 0-713210-0-----
Margin 8-14111740-1-----