Tom Nowatzke

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Tom Nowatzke
No. 35, 34
Born: (1942-09-30) September 30, 1942 (age 76)
La Porte, Indiana, United States
Career information
Position(s)Running back
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight230 lb (100 kg)
CollegeIndiana
High schoolMichigan City
AFL draft1965 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4
Drafted byNew York Jets
NFL draft1965 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11
Drafted byDetroit Lions
Career history
As player
(19651969)Detroit Lions
(19701972)Baltimore Colts
Career highlights and awards
  • Super Bowl Champion (V)
  • AFC Champion (1970)
Career stats
Rushing yards1,249
Rush attempts361
Rushing TDs13
Receptions100
Receiving yards605

Thomas Matthew "Tom" Nowatzke (born September 30, 1942) is a former National Football League running back of Polish descent from 1965 through 1972.[1] He scored a touchdown for the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl V.[2] He was inducted into the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame in 2008. He now runs a gas station in Whitmore Lake, Michigan.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL Stats.Retrieved December 29, 2010.
  2. ^ Larry Harris (November 2010). "Front Row: Tom Nowatzke Was Colts' Cinderella Man". Press Box. Retrieved December 29, 2010.
  3. ^ Tom Nowatzke Archived 2010-12-13 at the Wayback Machine.Retrieved December 29, 2010.