Tony Holm

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Tony Holm
Tony Holm.jpg
Position:Punter, Quarterback
Personal information
Born:(1908-05-22)May 22, 1908
Birmingham, Alabama
Died:July 15, 1978(1978-07-15) (aged 70)
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:214 lb (97 kg)
Career information
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Passing yards:406
Player stats at

Bernard Patrick Holm (May 22, 1908 – July 15, 1978), nicknamed Tony Holm, was a professional American football player. In his four seasons in the NFL he played punter and quarterback. In 1933 he became the first quarterback for the now Pittsburgh Steelers. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama. Holm played college football for Wallace Wade's Alabama Crimson Tide football teams, earning All-America honors in 1929. "Wade's big express-train fullback, Tom Holm, is in the south all of what Al Marsters and Chris Cagle are in the east.[1] His greatest game was in a 33–13 loss to Georgia Tech.[2]


  1. ^ "Wade's Warriors Play Tough Ones". The Evening Herald. November 4, 1929. p. 2. Retrieved March 13, 2015 – via open access
  2. ^ 1928 Season Recap