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Tom Myers
No. 18     
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1943-08-13) August 13, 1943 (age 76)
Place of birth: Piqua, Ohio
Career information
College: Northwestern
NFL Draft: 1965 / Round: 4 / Pick: 46
AFL Draft: 1965 / Round: 12 / Pick: 89
(by the Denver Broncos)
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Detroit Lions ( 1965 1966)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
TDINT     0–2
Passing yards     16
Passer rating     16.7
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Thomas Welborn "Tom" Myers (born August 13, 1943) is a former American football quarterback who played for two seasons in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the fourth round of the 1965 NFL Draft, and the Denver Broncos in the twelfth round of the 1965 AFL Draft. He played for the Lions from 19651966. He played college football at Northwestern.

Early yearsEdit

Myers threw 33 touchdown passes as a senior at Troy High School in Troy, Ohio. In his career, he passed for 73 touchdowns total. He made the Ohio State High School All-Stars team following his senior year.[1]

College careerEdit

Myers was named the starting quarterback for the Northwestern Wildcats as a freshman during spring practice;[1] however, under eligibility rules of the day, Myers actually could not play in a game until his sophomore year.

Professional careerEdit

Myers was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the fourth round (46th overall) of the 1965 NFL Draft and by the Denver Broncos in the twelfth round (89th overall) of the 1965 AFL Draft. He chose to sign with the Lions, and played in two games in his two NFL seasons.

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