Niamtu Makes TMZ: Gets his 15 Seconds of Fame

Last week April and I joined our buddies Thurman and Patty Thomas for his surprise birthday party in Cancun.  The 50 year old Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame running back was surprised by over 70 guests from all walks of his life.  Thurman and Patty and their 4 beautiful children are some of the nicest people on the planet and their circle of friends shows it.  Among those present were Truman’s former teammates Jim Kelly, Bruce Smith Cornelius Bennett, and Chris Mohr.  Also present were soon to be baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey, Jr. and future football Hall of Famer Vince Wilfork the Patriots star defensive lineman, now playing for Huston (a really down to earth guy).  All I have to say is that it was a great party.

Somehow TMZ got a hold of it.


If you can’t tell, I am the non-Hall of Famer in the front row with the weird hat!


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Ken Griffy Jr.Vince Wilfork

Ken Griffey, Jr.                       Vince Wilfork

Thurman cancun

Left to Right

Cornelius Bennett, Vince Wilfork, Thurman Thomas, Bruce Smith, Me, Jim Kelly, Ken Griffey, Jr. Chris Mohr

Happy Birthday Thrum

Joe Niamtu, III DMD