Marco Thomas

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Marco Thomas
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Thomas during a 2013 game
Free agent
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-11-27) November 27, 1983 (age 35)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Chicago (IL) Bogan
College: Western Illinois
Undrafted: 2007
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • First Team All-Arena (2014)
  • Wide Receiver of the Year (2014)
  • Second Team All-Arena (2015)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Career Arena statistics
Receptions: 672
Receiving yards: 7,666
Receiving TDs: 138
Rushing yards: 209
Rushing TDs: 8
Player stats at

Marco Thomas (born November 27, 1983) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Western Illinois.

Thomas has also been a member of the Oakland Raiders, New York Jets and San Diego Chargers.

Collegiate career

Marco Thomas was a member of the Western Illinois University Leathernecks. In 43 games, he caught 109 passes for 1,691 yards and 11 touchdowns

Professional career


Thomas began his NFL career as an undrafted free agent for the New York Giants.[1] He also spent time with the New York Jets from 2007–08 and both the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers in 2008.[2]

Arena Football League

Thomas began his Arena Football League career with the Chicago Rush in 2010. Chicago picked up Thomas at the end of the season. He caught 25 passes for 323 yards and two touchdowns before a knee injury ended his season. In 2011, he returned to the Rush and caught 16 passes for 140 yards and one touchdown before being released. After his release, he joined the San Jose SaberCats.[3] In 2014, Thomas was named First Team All-Arena as well as the Wide Receiver of the Year.[4] On March 15, 2015, Thomas was assigned to the Philadelphia Soul.[5]

Career receiving statistics

Year Team Games Rec Yards Y/R TDs
2010 Chicago Rush 16 25 323 12.9 2
2011 Chicago Rush 9 16 140 8.8 1
2011 San Jose Sabercats 9 45 398 8.8 5
2012 Iowa Barnstormers 18 138 1523 11.0 21


  4. "Iowa Scene: Barnstormers' Thomas honored; ISU women's basketball update". The Des Moines Register. August 18, 2014. Retrieved August 22, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Ryan Venezia (March 15, 2015). "Soul add WR Marco Thomas". Interstate General Media, LLC. Retrieved March 25, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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