Gafford with the Kansas City Chiefs
|No. -- Free agent|
|Date of birth:||January 29, 1983|
|Place of birth:||Houston, Texas|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||250 lb (113 kg)|
|High school:||Clear Brook High School, Friendswood (TX)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2014|
Thomas Edward Gafford (born January 29, 1983) is an American football long snapper who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers as a undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Houston.
Gafford attended Clear Brook High School and was president of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and a letterman in football. As a senior, he was named both Most Valuable Player and Receiver of the Year for the Clear Brook High School football team.
First stint with Packers
Gafford was signed by the Seattle Seahawks on January 17, 2007, but was waived on June 20.
Second stint with Packers
Gafford was re-signed by the Packers on March 5, 2008, only to be released by the team yet again on August 4.
Gafford was briefly a member of the Chicago Bears, joining the team on August 19, 2008. He was waived during final cuts on August 31.
Kansas City Chiefs
Gafford was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs on October 29, 2008 after long snapper J. P. Darche was placed on injured reserve. He made his professional debut on November 2 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and went on to serve as long snapper during the team's final nine games.
Gafford was waived by the Chiefs on June 19, 2009. The team re-signed him on August 13 after waiving long snapper Tanner Purdum. In 2011, despite being a long snapper, Gafford recorded 3 tackles.
On March 18, 2015, Gafford signed a one-year contract with the Bears. He was released on November 28, 2015.
- Mayer, Larry (18 March 2015). "Bears sign long-snapper Gafford". Chicago Bears. Retrieved 18 March 2015.