Breaking News: Falcons Legend Linebacker Tommy Nobis Passes Away At 74

Tommy Nobis was the first player ever drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in 1966, a hard-hitting linebacker out of Texas.

Nobis was apart of a plan to reimburse ex-players for expenses related to the treatment of dementia, Parkinson’s, and other neurological disorders.

Falcons Fam sends our condolences to the Nobis family.

  • NFL Rookie of the Year (1966)
  • Five-time Pro Bowl selection (1966-68, 70, 72)
  • AP First-team All-Pro selection (1967)
  • Member of the NFL’s 1960’s All-Decade Team
  • Named to Sports Illustrated’s All-Century Team (1869-1969)
  • Franchise single-season record holder in tackles (296)

Click here for video on Tommy Nobis

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.