John Fitzgerald Thierry (September 4, 1971 – November 24, 2017) was educated American soccer participant who was chosen by the Chicago Bears throughout the 1st spherical (eleventh complete select) of the 1994 NFL Draft. A 6′ 4″, 263 lb linebacker from Alcorn State College, Thierry was moved to defensive end and carried out in 9 NFL seasons from 1994 to 2002.
Thierry died on November 24, 2017, of a coronary coronary heart assault on the age of 46.
He was chosen second throughout the 1999 Cleveland Browns enlargement draft, following Jim Pyne. He accomplished his career with the Atlanta Falcons after recurring shoulder accidents. Throughout his career Thierry carried out in 131 video video games and started 70 of them recording 33.5 sacks and 158 tackles with 7 fumble recoveries.