Thomas Mike McCormick (May 16, 1930 – September 20, 2012) was an American football player and coach. He played professionally as a halfback in the National Football League (NFL) for the Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers. He played college football at the University of Pacific.
McCormick was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the eighth round (97th overall) of the 1952 NFL Draft. He played three seasons for the Rams from 1953 to 1955. He then played for the San Francisco 49ers in 1956.
During his four-year career he played in 32 games and gained 272 yards rushing on 86 carries. He had one career touchdown. As a kick return man he gained 10 yards on 9 punt returns and 243 yards on 11 kickoff returns for the Rams and 49ers. He recovered four fumbles during his professional career.
|Born:||May 16, 1930|
|Died:||September 20, 2012 (aged 82)|
|NFL draft||1952 / Round: 8 / Pick: 97|
|1953–1955||Los Angeles Rams|
|1956||San Francisco 49ers|
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Thomas McCormack (writer) (born 1932), author, playwright and former book-publishing executive
Thomas McCormack (California politician), Canada-born California politician
Thomas Arthur McCormack (1883–1973), New Zealand artist
Thomas J. McCormack (1922–1998), member of the Pennsylvania State Senate and the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Tom McCormack (born 1953), retired Irish hurler
Tom McCormack (footballer), former New Zealand footballer
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