Zachary Michael Thomas (born September 1, 1973 in Pampa, Texas) is an American football linebacker who is a free agent. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 1996 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas Tech.
Thomas played for the Dolphins his first 12 seasons in the NFL. He has been selected to the Pro Bowl seven times and has recorded over 1,700 tackles. He has also played for the Dallas Cowboys and Kansas City Chiefs.
He attended White Deer Schools in White Deer, Texas until he was a junior then transferred to Pampa High School in Pampa, Texas his junior year where he was named first team All-state as a senior.