“If I had 11 Tommy McDonalds on my team, I’d win a
championship every year,” Vince Lombardi once said.
The 5-9, 176-pounder dazzled fans with acrobatic
receptions for 12 seasons and finished his career
ranked sixth all time in receptions (495), fourth
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in yards (8,410), and second in touchdowns (84).
In 1960, he registered 13 touchdowns for the NFL
Champion Eagles. Born in Roy, New Mexico, he starred
at Oklahoma. As a senior, he won the Maxwell Award
as the nation’s top collegian.
HALL OF FAME
WIDE RECEIVER, 1957-63
PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE: 1998
EAGLES HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE: 1988