Tom Scott (linebacker)
Thomas Coster "Tom" Scott (September 3, 1930 – August 31, 2015) was an American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants. He played college football at the University of Virginia, where he was an All-American as an offensive and defensive end. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1979. Scott was also an elite lacrosse player and was Virginia's first two-sport All-American. He was also on the U.Va. baseball and basketball squads.
Scott on a 1955 Bowman football card
|Born:||September 3, 1930|
|Died:||August 31, 2015 (aged 84)|
|NFL draft||1953 / Round: 5 / Pick: 60|
(By the Los Angeles Rams)
|1959–1964||New York Giants|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Pro Bowls||2 (1957–1958)|
Scott died on August 31, 2015.
- King, Lauren (September 1, 2015). "Tom Scott, U.Va.'s first two-sport All-American, has died". The Virginian-Pilot. Retrieved September 1, 2015.
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