Tom Bryan

ThomasBryan Thomas J. Bryan was born in Bellwood, Alabama and graduated from Geneva County High School. As a high school athlete, he was a pitcher, third baseman and catcher for the baseball team, a quarterback and middle linebacker for the football squad, a guard-forward for the basketball team and a pole vaulter for the track team. He earned All-Conference honors in football. In his senior year at Geneva County High School, Bryan was team football captain and earned MVP honors in the Peanut Bowl when he kicked a field goal to beat Rehobeth 3-0. Currently, he holds the record for the most points (44) in a single basketball game at Geneva County High School. Playing quarterback and fullback, Bryan was a three-year letterman in football for Auburn University. Among his collegiate honors, he was voted Most Valuable Player of the Tigers' 1964 homecoming game and 1965 Liberty Bowl. As a senior, his teammates elected him captain of the 1966 Auburn Tigers. Following graduation, Bryan played in the Continental Football League earning All-Pro honors in 1967. A knee injury ended his professional career in 1968. Bryan resides in Opelika, Alabama and has a State Farm Insurance Agency.

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