Tom Moore (American football)

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Tom Moore
Date of birth (1938-07-17) July 17, 1938 (age 77)
Place of birth Goodlettsville, Tennessee
Career information
Position(s) RB
College Vanderbilt
NFL draft 1960 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
Career history
As player
(19601965) Green Bay Packers
(1966) Los Angeles Rams
(1967) Atlanta Falcons
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 1
Career stats
Rushing yards 2,445
Rush attempts 660
Rushing TDs 21
Receptions 141
Receiving yards 1,152

Tom Moore (born July 17, 1938) is a former professional American football running back who played eight seasons in the National Football League. He went to the Pro Bowl after the 1962 season.

Playing career[edit]

Moore was a three-time NFL Champion, with the Packers in 1961, 1962, and 1965. He was selected for the 1962 Pro Bowl & all-pro selection in 1963. Moore was selected as Green Bay's first-round selection in 1960 (No. 5 overall). He wore jersey number #25 for the Packers.

Moore was second-leading rusher on team in 1962 (377 yards) and 1963 (658 yards) behind Jim Taylor. He cored career-high seven rushing touchdowns in 1962 season. He gained 2,069 yards on the ground and scored 20 rushing touchdowns and had 71 receptions for 605 yards and seven touchdowns. He played in 78 regular-season games for the Packers.

Personal life[edit]

Moore lives with his wife, Carol, in Hendersonville, Tennessee, a town northeast of Nashville. After 23 years in the real estate business, he retired in 1991.