Tom Sullivan (American football)

Tom Sullivan
Date of birth (1950-03-05)March 5, 1950
Place of birth Jacksonville, Florida
Date of death October 10, 2002(2002-10-10) (aged 52)
Place of death Summerville, South Carolina
Career information
Position(s) Running back
College Miami (FL)
NFL draft 1972 / Round: 15 / Pick: 378
Career history
As player
1972–1977 Philadelphia Eagles
1978 Cleveland Browns
Career stats

Thomas Ashley Sullivan (March 5, 1950 – October 10, 2002) was a professional American football running back with two National Football League teams.

College football career

Sullivan was a running back with Miami (FL) from 1969–1971.

NFL career

His best success came with the Philadelphia Eagles. In his second year with the team, Sullivan surpassed the 900 yard rushing yard mark and in his third year he led the NFL in rushing touchdowns. Sullivan made news when his first wife, from who he separated but never divorced, and second wife both claimed his pension. He died in a car accident in 2002.


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