Tom Feamster

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Tom Feamster
No. 79
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Born:(1930-10-23)October 23, 1930
Warwick, Virginia
Died:June 9, 2020(2020-06-09) (aged 89)
Hazard, Kentucky
Height:6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight:260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school: Warwick
(Newport News, Virginia)
College: William & Mary / Florida State
NFL Draft: 1955  / Round: 4 / Pick: 40
(by the Los Angeles Rams) [1]
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:12
Player stats at PFR

Thomas Otey Feamster (October 23, 1930 – June 9, 2020 [2] ) was a professional American football player for the National Football League's Baltimore Colts. He played in twelve games in the 1956 season after his collegiate career at William & Mary and then Florida State. [3]

In 1969, Feamster entered a seminary and was later ordained an Episcopal priest. In 1979, he served as a minister to John Spenkelink prior to Spenkelink's execution. [4]

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  2. "Thomas Otey Feamster: October 23, 1930 - June 9, 2020". Maggard Funeral Homes. Retrieved 7 July 2021.
  3. Tom Feamster @ Retrieved September 19, 2013.
  4. Von Drehle, David. Among the Lowest of the Dead: Inside Death Row. New York: Fawcett Crest (imprint of Ballantine Books), 1996. ISBN   0449225232 p. 77