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Thomas Allen Catlin (September 8, 1931 – June 7, 2008)[1] was an American football player and coach. He spent a total of 37 years in the National Football League, including stints as defensive coordinator with the Buffalo Bills (1978–1982) and Seattle Seahawks (1983–1992).[2] Earlier, he had been a pilot in the United States Air Force. He was born in Ponca City, Oklahoma and died in Seattle, Washington.

Tom Catlin
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Catlin on a 1953 Bowman football card
No. 50, 65, 54, 63
Position:Linebacker, center
Personal information
Born:(1931-09-08)September 8, 1931
Ponca City, Oklahoma
Died:June 7, 2008(2008-06-07) (aged 76)
Seattle, Washington
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High school:Ponca City (OK)
College:Oklahoma
Career history
As player:
As coach:

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