Featured, NFL NEWS

Crazy Canton Cuts: Tommy Nobis

Published by on May 7, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Tommy Nobis
6'2" 240
Linebacker
Atlanta Falcons
1966 - 1976  (11 Seasons)
133 Games Played
5 Pro Bowls
1966 NFL Rookie of the Year



Thomas Henry Nobis Jr. was the first draft pick ever by the expansion Atlanta Falcons in the 1966 NFL draft. He was also the first player chosen overall.

Nobis is a legend in Texas. He was an All State football player, while growing up in San Antonio. He then attended college at the University of Texas at Austin.

There, he started at Linebacker and Offensive Guard. Tommy was the only sophomore starter on the Longhorns' 1963 National Championship team.

Nobis averaged nearly 20 tackles per game at Texas, and ...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

Readers Rating:
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...
Popularity:
393 views
Comments:
None
Toolbar:
Print This Post Print This Post add your comment add this to delicious add this to digg share this on facebook Stumble this item
Hockey Tickets