|Born:||January 18, 1950|
Kent, Ohio, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|NFL draft||1972 / Round: 13 / Pick: 316|
|Drafted by||St. Louis Cardinals|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL West All-Star||1972|
|Awards||1972 – CFL's Most Outstanding Rookie Award runner-up|
Tom Campana (born January 18, 1950) is a former award-winning and all-star slotback who played in the Canadian Football League (CFL) from 1972 to 1977 with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
A native of Kent, Ohio, and a graduate of his home state Ohio State University,Camapana was part of the Buckeyes' 1970 national championship team. Joining the Green Riders in 1972, he was a CFL Western All-Star and runner-up for rookie of the year (to Chuck Ealey for the CFL's Most Outstanding Rookie Award). He also played in the 64th Grey Cup when the Green Riders lost in the last minute. He finished his career in 1977 having caught 269 passes for 4040 yards, rushed for 554 yards, and scored 30 touchdowns.
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