Tommy Spinks

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Tommy Spinks
Born:(1948-10-29)October 29, 1948
Shreveport, Louisiana
Died:August 26, 2007(2007-08-26) (aged 58)
Arlington, Texas
Career information
Position(s) Wide receiver
College Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
NFL draft 1970 / Round: 14th / Pick: 363rd
Career history
As player
1970 Minnesota Vikings

Thomas Allen Spinks, known as Tommy Spinks (October 29, 1948 August 26, 2007), was an American football wide receiver. He played college football for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs.

Spinks set two records in the 1968 Grantland Rice Bowl, when he caught 12 passes for 167 yards. After his Tech career, Spinks was selected in the 1970 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings, but never played in an NFL game. Spinks was inducted into the Louisiana Tech University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1988.

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