John Thornton was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the second round (52nd overall) in the 1999 NFL Draft. He made his debut against the Cincinnati Bengals on September 12 and recorded one tackle. During the regular season he made 4.5 sacks which was the most made by any rookie defensive tackle. He appeared in Super Bowl XXXIV for the Titans against the St. Louis Rams. In 2000, Thornton started in every game for the Titans and finished the season with 55 tackles. John Thornton has hand signed this Tennessee Titans 8x10 Photo. Certificate of Authenticity from Athlon Sports Collectibles.