Thomas Lewis (football)

Thomas Lewis
Date of birth: (1972-01-10) January 10, 1972 (age 42)
Place of birth: Akron, Ohio
Career information
Position(s): Wide receiver
College: Indiana
NFL Draft: 1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 24
As player:

Thomas A. Lewis (born January 10, 1972 in Akron, Ohio) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears and New York Giants. He was drafted by the Giants in the first round of the 1994 NFL Draft out of Indiana University with the 24th pick. While at Indiana, he set a Big Ten record and tied an NCAA record with a 99-yard touchdown reception against Penn State on November 6, 1993. That same day, he set a Big Ten record with 285 receiving yards.

High school career

Lewis attended Garfield High School in Akron, Ohio, where he was an All-Ohio Honorable Mention pick. During his three-year prep career he made 120 receptions, and 14 touchdowns.