Tom McCormick

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For the welterweight boxer of the 1910s, see Tom McCormick (boxer).
Tom McCormick
Date of birth: May 16, 1930
Place of birth: Waco, Texas, Unites States
Date of death: September 20, 2012 (aged 82)
Place of death: Flippin, Arkansas, Unites States
Career information
Position(s): Halfback
College: Pacific
NFL Draft: 1952 / Round: 8 / Pick: 97
Organizations
As player:
1953–1955
1956
Los Angeles Rams
San Francisco 49ers
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Thomas Mike McCormick (May 16, 1930 – September 20, 2012) was an American football halfback in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers.[1] He played college football at the University of Pacific.

McCormick was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams[2] in the eighth round (97th overall) of the 1952 NFL Draft. He played three seasons for the Rams from 1953–1955. He then played for the San Francisco 49ers in 1956.

During his four-year career he played in 32 games and gained 272 yards rushing on 86 carries. He had one career touchdown. As a kick return man he gained 10 yards on 9 punt returns and 243 yards on 11 kickoff returns for the Rams and 49ers. He recovered four fumbles during his professional career.

McCormick was as an assistant coach under Norm Van Brocklin with the Minnesota Vikings. After his time with the Vikings McCormick was an assistant coach under Vince Lombardi for the Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tom McCormick NFL & AFL Football Statistics". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 2010-07-17. 
  2. ^ "McCormick Signed by Rams". New York Times. May 16, 1953. p. 13. Retrieved 2010-07-17. 

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