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Thurman's Thieves

Discussion in 'History Zone' started by Maikeru-sama, Nov 5, 2004.

  1. Maikeru-sama

    Maikeru-sama Mick Green 58

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    From Left to Right

    1st Row: Ron Fellows, Dennis Thurman (middle) and Everson Walls

    2nd Row: Ricky Easmon, Victor Scott and Dextor Clinksclae

    3rd Row: Michael Downs and Bill Bates

    - Mike G.
  2. Maikeru-sama

    Maikeru-sama Mick Green 58

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    Some of their exploits:

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    They got their name from Danny White, a guy most of the members just didnt like. After thumping Skins 44-14 in 1985 and picking off Joe Theisman 6 times, Danny White would say after the game, "Man, they are like theives, Thurman's Theives".

    6 of the 8 of these guys (Walls, Thurman, Downs, Fellows, Bates and Clinkscale)are in the top 30 Cowboys All-Time Interceptions list and they all played at the same time :eek: .

    - Mike G.
  3. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    Great links...ya know, alot of us just took all the success of those years for granted...it was so "easy" back then...My how things have changed...
  4. Tio

    Tio Armchair QB

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    Don't remind me juke...Man I hate you...errrr.....
  5. Jammer

    Jammer Retired Air Force Guy Zone Supporter

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    I'm hoping the Cowboys' D can manage 6 picks for this year. :(
  6. fiveandcounting

    fiveandcounting New Member

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    Ha! I went on the filed in both 75 and 78. Both years they played the last game at Shea and Jet fans storm the field. Im in the 78 nfl films tape (barely)
    The one player I gave a real good up close pat on the back to was Dexter Clinksdale.

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