Derrick Thomas’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 1, 1967

Death Date

Feb 8, 2000

Age of Death

33 years

Cause of Death

Pulmonary Embolism

Profession

Football Player

The football player Derrick Thomas died at the age of 33. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Former NFL player widely considered to be one of the greatest defensive linemen of his era. He posted 126.5 career sacks and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2009. He spent his entire 11-year career with the Kansas City Chiefs.

His father was a Captain in the United States Air Force.