Class of 2022
Joe Thomas
George Connor Award

Regarded as one of the greatest offensive linemen in NFL history, Joe Thomas was known not only for his plays on the field, but also for his conduct off the field. A beloved player amongst football fans, he is a former American football offensive tackle who played for 11 seasons with the Cleveland Browns. He earned unanimous All-American honors playing for the Wisconsin Badgers. He was invited to the Pro Bowl in each of his first 10 seasons and didn’t miss a single play in his career until his final season in 2017. Because of his sportsmanlike attitude on and off the field he’s earned this year’s George Connor award, an award given annually to players that exemplified the values of Connor throughout their career.

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