Tommy Thompson

Tommye Pryor Thompson
Born: August 15, 1916
Hutchinson, KS USA
Deceased: April 21, 1989
Calico Rock, AR
Position: QB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 192
College: Tulsa
High School: R.L. Paschal (Fort Worth, TX)
Career: 1940-1953

Tommy Thompson played from 1940 to 1953 during his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Thompson threw for 10,896 yards in his career, completing 775 of 1,492 passes with 95 touchdowns and 106 interceptions. He also ran for -91 yards in 303 attempts with 6 rushing touchdowns.

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1940NFL Pittsburgh Steelers28932.11455.213.6310.731 22.8
1941NFL Philadelphia Eagles1628653.19595.984.9148.650 51.4
1942NFL Philadelphia Eagles2039546.814106.983.9167.965 50.3
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles281553.61465.200.027.127 38.7
1946NFL Philadelphia Eagles1035755.37457.265.898.745 61.3
1947NFL Philadelphia Eagles20110652.716808.4168.0157.569 76.3
1948NFL Philadelphia Eagles24614157.319658.02510.2114.570 98.4
1949NFL Philadelphia Eagles21411654.217278.1167.5115.175 84.4
1950NFL Philadelphia Eagles23910744.816086.7114.6229.275 44.4
1953CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers684363.25117.545.934.487.3


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1940NFL Pittsburgh Steelers40391.00
1941NFL Philadelphia Eagles54-2-0.014 0
1942NFL Philadelphia Eagles92-32-0.322 1
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles8-13-1.60
1946NFL Philadelphia Eagles34-116-3.40
1947NFL Philadelphia Eagles23522.316 2
1948NFL Philadelphia Eagles12463.813 1
1949NFL Philadelphia Eagles15171.12
1950NFL Philadelphia Eagles15342.30
1953CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers10-116-11.60
NFL293250.122 6
Totals303-91-0.322 6


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1940NFL Pittsburgh Steelers45513.80
1941NFL Philadelphia Eagles4307.51


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1941NFL Philadelphia Eagles14343.043

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1941NFL Philadelphia Eagles5275.415 0
1942NFL Philadelphia Eagles8607.512 0
NFL13876.715 0
Totals13876.715 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1941NFL Philadelphia Eagles12323.023 0
1942NFL Philadelphia Eagles57615.222 0
NFL69916.523 0
Totals69916.523 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1940NFL Pittsburgh Steelers3237.70
1941NFL Philadelphia Eagles3248.014 0
1942NFL Philadelphia Eagles4287.022 0
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles23316.525 0
NFL121089.025 0
Totals121089.025 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1941NFL Philadelphia Eagles010000006
1942NFL Philadelphia Eagles10000006
1947NFL Philadelphia Eagles200012
1948NFL Philadelphia Eagles10006
1949NFL Philadelphia Eagles200012

Playing Career:


1942 - International News Service All-NFL (2nd Team)
1942 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1948 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1948 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1948 - Pro Football Illustrated All-NFL (2nd Team)
1948 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1949 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1949 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)