Tom Runnels

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Tom Runnels
No. 25
Date of birth (1934-01-28)January 28, 1934
Place of birth Fort Worth, Texas
Date of death April 7, 2012(2012-04-07) (aged 78)
Place of death Granbury, Texas
Career information
Position(s) Halfback
College North Texas
NFL draft 1956 / Round: 14 / Pick: 168
(by the Los Angeles Rams)
Career history
As player
1956–1957 Washington Redskins
Career stats

Melvin Thomas Runnels (January 28, 1934 – April 7, 2012[1]) was an American football halfback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at the University of North Texas and was drafted in the fourteenth round of the 1956 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas and died in Granbury, Texas.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Melvin Thomas "Tommy" Runnels (Obituary)". Hood County News. April 13, 2012. Retrieved 16 April 2012. 

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