Tom Brookshier

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Birthday
16, 1931
Birthplace
New Mexico
Death Date
Oct 29, 2010 (78)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
16, 1931
Birthplace
New Mexico
Death Date
Oct 29, 2010 (78)

About

Former Philadelphia Eagles defensive back who had his #40 jersey retired after being named to two Pro Bowls in 8 seasons with the team.

Before Fame

He was drafted 117th overall by the Eagles in 1953 after playing college football at the University of Colorado.

Trivia

He had a successful career as an NFL broadcaster for CBS throughout the 1970s.

Family Life

He had three children, Betsy, Linda and Thomas Jr., with his wife Barbara Brookshier.

Associated With

He did play-by-play announcing for Super Bowl X, XII and XIV with fellow announcer Pat Summerall.