John Fitzgerald Thierry (September 4, 1971 – November 24, 2017) was knowledgeable American soccer participant who was chosen by the Chicago Bears within the 1st spherical (eleventh total choose) of the 1994 NFL Draft. A 6′ 4″, 263 lb linebacker from Alcorn State University, Thierry was moved to defensive finish and performed in 9 NFL seasons from 1994 to 2002.
Thierry died on November 24, 2017, of a coronary heart assault on the age of 46.
He was chosen second within the 1999 Cleveland Browns enlargement draft, following Jim Pyne. He completed his profession with the Atlanta Falcons after recurring shoulder accidents. During his profession Thierry performed in 131 video games and began 70 of them recording 33.5 sacks and 158 tackles with 7 fumble recoveries.