Tom Hicks (American football)

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Tom Hicks
No. 54
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1952-12-18) December 18, 1952 (age 64)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Career information
College: Illinois
NFL Draft: 1975 / Round: 6 / Pick: 151
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played-started: 64-28
Interceptions: 5
Touchdowns: 1
Player stats at

Thomas Logan Hicks (born December 18, 1952) is a retired American professional football player who played linebacker for five seasons for the Chicago Bears of the NFL, from 1976 to 1980.

After a breakdown in contract negotiations for the 1981 season, Hicks retired.[1][2]

Hicks played college football for Illinois.[3]


  1. ^ (24 July 1981). Payton close to signing contract with Bears, Ellensburg Daily Record (UPI)
  2. ^ Pierson, Don (2 August 1981). Bear shocker: Finks angrily cuts Tom Hicks, chicago Tribune
  3. ^ Stone, Ed (28 May 1975). Bears sign Illini, Chicago Tribune