|Date of birth||September 2, 1954|
|Place of birth||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||230 lb (100 kg)|
|NFL draft||1977 / Round: 2 / Pick: 148|
|Career highlights and awards|
Sidney Thornton (born September 2, 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA) is a former American professional football player who was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2nd round (48th overall) of the 1977 NFL Draft. A 5'11", 230 lb (100 kg). running back from Northwestern State University in Louisiana, Thornton played in 6 NFL seasons from 1977-1982 for the Steelers.
- "Sidney Thornton". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 July 2014.