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Tom Fears

Thomas Jesse Fears

Position: E
Height: 6-2    Weight: 216 lbs.

Born: December 3, 1922 in Guadalajara, Mexico
Died: January 4, 2000 in Palm Desert, CA
High School: Manual Arts
College: Santa Clara, UCLA   (school history)
Drafted by the Cleveland Rams in the 11th round (103rd overall) of the 1945 NFL Draft.
1-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1970

Playing Record

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1967 45 New Orleans Saints NFL 14 3 11 0 .214 4
1968 46 New Orleans Saints NFL 14 4 9 1 .308 3
1969 47 New Orleans Saints NFL 14 5 9 0 .357 3
1970 48 New Orleans Saints NFL 7 1 5 1 .167 4
6 yrs 49 13 34 2 .277 0 0 0 3.7
4 yrs NOR 49 13 34 2 .277 0 0 0 3.5
2 yrs PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0

Games over .500: -21
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 0

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1967 NOR 16 15 10 15 15 12 14 8 15 16 15 15 8 2 9 13 8 12 13 13 12 13 14 16 16 13 10 12 11 8 13
1968 NOR 16 13 8 11 12 12 12 14 12 13 12 14 1 2 8 10 15 14 9 11 3 9 13 9 16 1 9 6 13 12 8
1969 NOR 16 11 12 13 12 3 6 8 10 7 8 4 5 3 3 6 9 5 15 15 16 7 9 11 13 13 6 14 15 16 16
1970 NOR 26 25 14 25 25 21 25 21 23 24 24 22 25 6 10 23 15 15 26 24 7 20 20 20 17 5 25 26 18 10 25
1971 PHI 26 13 5 20 23 20 22 11 21 25 24 25 11 8 8 17 12 13 26 20 2 13 17 20 20 1 22 25 15 11 17
1972 PHI 26 24 22 24 23 24 26 21 22 24 26 25 20 10 17 21 14 21 24 22 19 23 23 23 16 25 6 23 23 12 25
6 yrs %tile 25 48 20 19 35 25 40 24 21 21 25 55 82 62 36 45 41 18 22 55 39 29 27 24 57 45 24 29 46 24
4 yrs NOR 21 45 21 21 43 32 39 26 26 28 33 60 89 65 38 41 43 23 22 50 41 30 30 19 59 43 31 27 40 24
2 yrs PHI 33 52 19 15 19 12 42 21 10 8 8 44 69 56 31 54 38 8 23 63 35 27 21 35 54 50 12 31 60 23

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1967 45 NFL New Orleans Saints Head Coach
1968 46 NFL New Orleans Saints Head Coach
1969 47 NFL New Orleans Saints Head Coach
1970 48 NFL New Orleans Saints Head Coach
1971 49 NFL Philadelphia Eagles Offensive Coordinator
1972 50 NFL Philadelphia Eagles Offensive Coordinator

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Ed Khayat Offensive Coordinator
Jerry Williams Offensive Coordinator