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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.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1970

Coaching Record

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Tom Fears 1948 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

4 Receiving, 1 Interception Return, Long of 80 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Rams5
Cardinals2
Lions2
Steelers1
Home3
Road2
Sunday3
Wednesday2
2nd1
3rd1
4th3
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards1
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards2
Jim Hardy2
Bob Waterfield2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1948-09-22 RAM DET W 44-7 4 Receiving 4 Jim Hardy Lead 31-7 Lead 38-7
2 1 1948-09-22 RAM DET W 44-7 4 Interception Return 35 Lead 38-7 Lead 44-7
3 9 1948-11-21 RAM @ CRD L 24-27 2 Receiving 80 Bob Waterfield* Trail 0-10 Trail 7-10
4 9 1948-11-21 RAM @ CRD L 24-27 4 Receiving 16 Jim Hardy Trail 17-27 Trail 24-27
5 12 1948-12-12 RAM PIT W 31-14 3 Receiving 29 Bob Waterfield* Lead 14-7 Lead 21-7