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Tom Brookshier (1931–2010)

Tom Brookshier was born on December 16, 1931 in Roswell, New Mexico, USA as Thomas Jefferson Brookshier. He was an actor, known for 1970 Cotton Bowl (1970), 1976 NFC Championship Game (1976) and 1978 NFC Championship Game (1979). He was married to Barbara Brookshier. He died on January 29, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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1970 Cotton Bowl
1970 Cotton Bowl Himself - Color Commentator
1976 NFC Championship Game
1976 NFC Championship Game Himself - Color Commentator
1978 NFC Championship Game
1978 NFC Championship Game Himself - Color Commentator
1971 Cotton Bowl
1971 Cotton Bowl Himself - Color Commentator


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Our No. 1 draft choice came down field on a pass pattern, and I knocked him out. Our coach jumped and yelled, and I thought 'Oh my God, I'm going to get cut!' But he ran out and said 'I like that.'


He is survived by his wife, Barbara Brookshier; daughters, Betsy Brookshier and Linda Brookshier; a son, Thomas Brookshier Jr.; and a granddaughter. See more »

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