James Thrash American football player

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James Thrash
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Thrash in 2006
No. 87, 80, 83
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1975-04-28) April 28, 1975 (age 46)
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:204 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Wewoka (OK)
College:Missouri Southern State
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:3,646
Receiving touchdowns:22
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

James Ray Thrash (born April 28, 1975) is a former American football wide receiver. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 1997. He played college football at Missouri Southern State University.

Thrash also played for the Washington Redskins. He currently works on the Redskins' player development staff.

Early years

Thrash graduated from Wewoka High School in Wewoka, Oklahoma.

Professional career

Thrash was signed as an undrafted free agent out of Missouri Southern State University by the Philadelphia Eagles in 1997, but was quickly released and signed by the Washington Redskins during training camp.

Thrash played for four seasons with the Redskins before signing with the Eagles again. After three seasons with the Eagles, including two as their leading wide receiver, the Redskins traded a 5th round draft pick in 2005 to the Eagles to bring him back to Washington. The pick later became defensive end Trent Cole.[1]

The Redskins released Thrash on June 12, 2009 after he failed his physical due to a neck injury.[2]

After retirement

Since retiring from the NFL, Thrash has worked on Christian evangelism, and has spoken at numerous churches. He is also a coach for the NVHAA Centurions in Manassas, Virginia.[3] Most recently Thrash has joined the No More Organization[4] to combat domestic violence and sexual assault.[5] James Thrash has been appointed as an appeals officer by the NFL since 2015. [6]


  1. ^ "All-Time Draft". Philadelphiaeagles.com. Archived from the original on September 25, 2010. Retrieved February 7, 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Tenorio, Paul (June 12, 2009). "Redskins Cut Loose Injured Veteran Thrash". The Washington Post. Retrieved February 7, 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ leesburg.patch.com
  4. ^ No More
  5. ^ Thrash, James (June 18, 2015). NFL father of six and survivor of domestic violence tells dads, "Don’t be a bystander in your kids’ lives" Archived June 20, 2015, at the Wayback Machine. Fox News. Retrieved October 20, 2015. Archived here.
  6. ^ https://nflcommunications.com/Pages/NFL,-NFLPA-Name-James-Thrash-Appeals-Officer-For-On-Field-Player-Discipline.aspx
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