Thomas Allen "Tom" Catlin (September 8, 1931 – June 7, 2008[1]) was an American football player and coach. He spent a total of 37 years in the NFL, including defensive coordinator stints with the Buffalo Bills (1978–82) and Seattle Seahawks (1983–92).[2] Earlier, he had been a pilot in the Air Force. He was born in Ponca City, Oklahoma, and died in Seattle, Washington.


Preceded by
Richie McCabe
Buffalo Bills Defensive Coordinators
Succeeded by
Don Lawrence & Bob Zeman
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