Former Vikings Safety And Louisiana Native Orlando Thomas Dies From ALS [VIDEO]
Former Minnesota Vikings Safety and Louisiana native Orlando Thomas died recently after suffering years with ALS. Ironically this the disease that took over the viral world with various people doing Ice Bucket Challenges from everyday people to celebrities. Thomas who was a Crowley native played college ball at the University of Louisana- Lafayette where he started for four seasons before getting signed to the Minnesota Vikings.
Our prayers go out to his entire family especially his wife and kids and to the entire city of Crowley, Louisiana. He was a great player and obviously a great friend to many in the sports and around the world.