Tom Blanchard

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Tom Blanchard
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Date of birth: (1948-05-28) May 28, 1948 (age 67)
Place of birth: Grants Pass, Oregon
Career information
Position(s): Punter
College: Oregon
NFL Draft: 1971 / Round: 12 / Pick: 304
Organizations
As player:
1971–1973
1974–1978
1979–1981
New York Giants
New Orleans Saints
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Thomas Richard Blanchard (born May 28, 1948 in Grants Pass, Oregon) is a former American football punter with an 11-year career in the National Football League for the New York Giants, New Orleans Saints, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played college football at the University of Oregon, where he was quarterback as well as punter.He led Grants Pass High School to the 1964 state high school football championship as a junior, his son Tommy, the eldest and Jimmy, five years the junior, both were starting quarterbacks at Grants Pass High School leading their respective teams to the playoffs. Tom is now the sports director at Grants Pass High School.[citation needed]