Eric Thomas

Eric Thomas (born September 11, 1965 in Tucson, Arizona) is a former professional American football player who played cornerback for nine seasons for the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets and Denver Broncos. He went to the Pro Bowl after the 1988 season and is now a motivational speaker, author, activist and a minister. Before playing in the NFL, Eric suffered tremendous financial distress in his youth. He followed his dreams, and went to school at Tulane University.