American Football Database
Tom Farris
No. 36     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1920-09-16)September 16, 1920
Place of birth: Casper, Wyoming
Date of death: November 16, 2002(2002-11-16) (aged 82)
Place of death: Citrus Heights, California
Career information
College: Wisconsin
NFL Draft: 1942 / Round: 11 / Pick: 99
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Chicago Bears (1946–1947)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
TD-INT     1-2
Yards     108
QB Rating     28.9
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Thomas George Farris (September 16, 1920 – November 16, 2002) was an American football quarterback who played for the Chicago Bears (1946–1947) in National Football League the Chicago Rockets (1948) in the All-America Football Conference.

After playing college football at the University of Wisconsin, Farris was an 11th round selection (99th overall pick) of the 1942 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers. But before training camp, he enlisted in the United States Coast Guard to serve in World War II. He played 33 regular season games over 3 seasons. In 1946, which was his best season, he had 1 passing touchdown, 2 pass interceptions, 1 reception and 16 receiving yards.

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