Tom Sullivan (American football)
|Date of birth||March 5, 1950|
|Place of birth||Jacksonville, Florida|
|Date of death||October 10, 2002 52)(aged|
|Place of death||Summerville, South Carolina|
|NFL draft||1972 / Round: 15 / Pick: 378|
College football career
Sullivan was a running back with Miami (FL) from 1969–1971.
- 1969: 79 carries for 319 yards. 9 catches for 86 yards.
- 1970: 156 carries for 461 yards. 9 catches for 48 yards.
- 1971: 150 carries for 761 yards and 2 TD. 18 catches for 198 yards.
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.