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Skip Thomas
Jersey #(s)
Born February 7, 1950 (1950-02-07) (age 59)
Higginsville, Missouri
Career information
Year(s) 19721977
NFL Draft 1972 / Round: 7 / Pick: 176
College Southern California
Professional teams
Career stats
Interceptions 17
INT yards 222
Touchdowns 1
Stats at
Career highlights and awards
  • No notable achievements

Alonzo (Skip) Thomas (aka "Dr. Death") (born February 7, 1950 in Higginsville, Missouri) is a retired American football cornerback who played in the National Football League.

College career

Thomas played college football at the University of Southern California.

Professional career

Thomas played for the Oakland Raiders between 1972 an 1977. He had six interceptions a season two years in a row. His fierce tackling gave him the nickname "Doctor Death".



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