Tom Scott (linebacker)

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Tom Scott
Tom Scott - 1955 Bowman.jpg
Scott on a 1955 Bowman football card
Born:(1930-09-03)September 3, 1930
Baltimore, Maryland
Died:August 31, 2015(2015-08-31) (aged 84)
Charlottesville, Virginia
Career information
Position(s)Linebacker
CollegeVirginia
NFL draft1953 / Round: 5 / Pick: 60
(By the Los Angeles Rams)
Career history
As player
1953–1958Philadelphia Eagles
1959–1964New York Giants
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls2 (1957–1958)
Career stats

Thomas Coster "Tom" Scott (September 3, 1930 – August 31, 2015) was an American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants. He played college football at the University of Virginia, where he was an All-American as an offensive and defensive end. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1979. Scott was also an elite lacrosse player and was Virginia's first two-sport All-American.[1] He was also on the U.Va. baseball and basketball squads.[1]

Scott died on August 31, 2015.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c King, Lauren (September 1, 2015). "Tom Scott, U.Va.'s first two-sport All-American, has died". The Virginian-Pilot. Retrieved September 1, 2015.