37 Tommy Myers

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Safety   1984-1985


Houston Gamblers All-Time Team Member

Free Safety


Born: October 24, 1950, Cohoes, NY

Height: 6-0     Weight: 180

College: Syracuse University

Acquired: Signed as a free agent on April 4, 1984

Pro Bio: (1984 season) Joined the team on April 4, 1984, after the Gambler loss to Oklahoma in overtime... Played in the final 11 games and started the last five... Was a key force in the maturation of the defense... Had 50 solo tackles, 11 assists, 4 1/2 sacks, two fumble recoveries and three interceptions... Made six tackles and recorded a sack in his first game versus the Federals on April 9... His season best was against San Antonio in week 17 when he had 11 tackles.

Enters 12th pro season in 1985 with the Gamblers... Competed for the New Orleans Saints from 1972-1981... Original third-round draft choice (74th player selected) of New Orleans in 1972... Played in a total of 136 games, recording a career 36 interceptions for 621 yards and two TDs... Played in the NFL Pro-Bowl following the 1979 season... Also returned 21 punts for 135 yards (6.4 yard average)... Recovered two fumbles and one blocked punt for touchdowns... Missed the entire 1982 season with a shoulder injury... Released by New Orleans and signed with Buffalo in 1983, but waived by the Bills during the 1983 pre-season.

College Bio: Defensive back for the Syracuse Orangemen.

Personal: Attended New Britain High School in Connecticut... Received a degree in physical education from Syracuse.


Dr. Jerry Argovitz, Cleveland Crosby, Tommy and Mrs. Myers at the Gamblers Reunion on June 12, 2010.


Dr. Jerry Argovitz and Tommy Myers at the 2010 Gamblers Reunion.