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Dicky Thompson



Class of 1964



College: Alabama

Thomasville's first prep All American

Dicky's #12 jersey retired at Thomasville High

High School



  • AJC All State (HM) - 1961

  • AJC All State - 1962 and 1963

  • AJC Back of the Year - 1963

  • All Southern - 1963

  • Coach and Athlete Magazine Prep All American - 1963

  • Georgia HS All-Star Game, First Team Selection in Unanimous Vote - 1964

  • #1 All Time at THS for most rushing TD's in a single season with 27 - 1963

  • #1 All Time at THS for most points scored in a season - 162 - 1963

  • MVP of Georgia High School All Star game - 1964

  • Scored 57 touchdowns in high school career, second only to William Andrews

  • Rushed for 1,634 yards in senior season - 1963

  • Rushed for more than 4,000 yards in high school career, second only to William Andrews


College



  • Alabama (RB/DB)

  • Member of 1964 & 1965 Alabama National Championship teams and the 1966 undefeated team

  • Holds Alabama record for most INT's in a single game with 3 vs. Ole Miss - 1966 (tied with Jeremiah Castille, Bobby Wilson, Kevin Jackson and Rashad Johnson)

  • Holds Alabama record for most fumble recoveries in a season with 5 - 1967 (tied with Colenzo Hubbard)

  • All Conference - 1966

  • SEC Back of the Week - 1966 vs. Ole Miss

  • 3 year letterman at Alabama - 1965-1967




Dicky Thompson


Source: www.KenStabler.com

Dicky Thompson (#44) at Alabama with Ken Stabler (#12) and Bear Bryant (far right)


Source: Photo courtesy of the Thomas Co. Museum of History. High-quality printed or digital copies of the images are available for sale at the Museum

Dicky Thompson Day in 1968


Source: Paul W. Bryant Museum

Dicky Thompson at Alabama - 1966