Bobby Thomason
No. 47, 28, 11
Thomason on a 1953 Bowman football card
Date of birth(1928-03-26)March 26, 1928
Place of birthAlbertville, Alabama, U.S.
Date of deathNovember 5, 2013(2013-11-05) (aged 85)
Place of deathCharlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
Career information
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight190 lb (86 kg)
US collegeVMI
NFL draft1949 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
Drafted byLos Angeles Rams
Career history
As player
1949–1950Los Angeles Rams
1951Green Bay Packers
1952–1957Philadelphia Eagles
Career highlights and awards
Career stats
Pass completions687
Pass attempts1,346
Passing yards9,480
Passer rating62.9

Robert Lee Thomason (March 26, 1928 – November 5, 2013) was an American football quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for the Los Angeles Rams, Green Bay Packers, and the Philadelphia Eagles. He was selected to three Pro Bowls. Thomason played college football at Virginia Military Institute and was drafted in the first round of the 1949 NFL Draft.

Thomason married Jean Pierce in 1951. They had one daughter. Both survived him, as, in 2013, he died of heart failure at the age of 85.[1]