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About Tom Dempsey
Tom Dempsey was an American football player who has competed professionally on behalf of the New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles, Los Angeles Rams, Houston Oilers and Buffalo Bills. And for a number of reasons he has become one of the most-memorable placekickers in the NFL’s history.
Dempsey was married to a lady named Carlene.
On 8 November 1970 Dempsey set an NFL record by successfully completing a 63-yard long field goal. This was on behalf of the Saints, giving them a narrow victory against the Detroit Lions.
He made the Pro Bowl in 1969 and was also inducted into the New Orleans Saints’ Hall of Fame in 1989.
He lived in a senior facility that was ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic and ultimately died as a result of it.
He was born with a condition whereas his right foot’s toes and right hand’s fingers were all missing.
During games he wore a special type of shoe on his right foot, which was his kicking foot.
In 1977 the NFL modified its rules whereas all kickers must wear a uniform type of shoe, and this statute is informally referred to as the “Tom Dempsey Rule”.
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Famous quotes by Tom Dempsey
The car business is a lot like football. In football, you have to win once a week. In the car business, you have to win every day.Tom Dempsey
Tom Dempsey's Popularity
Tom Dempsey was a famous American football player, who was born on January 12, 1947. As a person born on this date, Tom Dempsey is listed in our database as the 66th most popular celebrity for the day (January 12) and the 187th most popular for the year (1947).
People born on January 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Tom Dempsey is the 1551st most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Tom Dempsey's birthday, Tom Dempsey is the 13539th most famous American and ranks 40th in famous people born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
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