For the Broncos and Patriots player of the 1960s and 1970s, see Tom Beer.
Tom E. Beer
Born: (1969-03-27) March 27, 1969 (age 51)
Bay Port, Michigan
Career information
Position(s)Fullback, Linebacker
CollegeSaginaw Valley State University
Wayne State University
NFL draft1994 / Round: 7
Career history
As player
1994–1996Detroit Lions

Thomas E. Beer (born March 27, 1969 in Bay Port, Michigan) is a retired NFL player.

Playing careerEdit

Beer played high school football at Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port High School, a consolidated high school in the thumb area of Michigan.[1] He went on to play college football for Saginaw Valley State University before transferring to Wayne State University.[2]

Beer was drafted in the 7th round of the 1994 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions.[3] He played fullback in 1994, and linebacker in 1995 and 1996.[2] During his time with the Lions, Beers was among the team leaders in special teams tackles. He started one game at strongside linebacker during the 1996 season.[4]

Beer's career ended following the 1996 season. Doctors had recommended retirement following a series of neurological testing.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Beer is not related to the earlier NFL player named Tom Beer.

Beer has participated in Lions alumni and charity events since his retirement.[5]


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