Tom Sherman (American football)

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Tom Sherman
Born: (1945-12-05) December 5, 1945 (age 76)
Bellevue, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s) Quarterback
College Penn State
Career history
As player
1968 AFL Cincinnati Bengals
19681969 AFL Boston Patriots
19691970 AFL Buffalo Bills
1974WFL New York Stars
1975WFL Charlotte Hornets
1976 CFL Calgary Stampeders

Thomas Joseph Sherman (born December 5, 1945) was an American football quarterback for the American Football League's Cincinnati Bengals (1968), Boston Patriots (1968–69), and Buffalo Bills (1969). In two seasons in the AFL, he played in 19 games and completed 92 of 228 passes for 1,219 Yards, 13 touchdowns and 16 interceptions. He also had 58 rushing attempts for 468 yards and 1 touchdown.

Sherman signed with the New York Stars of the World Football League in 1974. The Stars moved to Charlotte, North Carolina midway through the 1974 WFL season and became the Hornets. Tom played for the Charlotte Hornets in 1975 until the league folded in the twelfth week of the season on October 22, 1975.


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