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Tom Rafferty

Player of American Football
Male
Born Aug 2, 1954
Age 61
Hometown Syracuse, New York
Team Dallas Cowboys
College The Pennsylvania ...

Thomas Michael Rafferty is a former American football offensive lineman in the NFL. He attended Fayetteville-Manlius High School in Manlius, New York, and went on to start four years for coach Joe Paterno at Penn State University earning All-American honors in 1975.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1954 Birth Born on August 2, 1954.

TWENTIES

1975 20 Years Old He attended Fayetteville-Manlius High School in Manlius, New York, and went on to start four years for coach Joe Paterno at Penn State University earning All-American honors in 1975. … Read More
1976 21 Years Old Rafferty was drafted in the 4th round of the 1976 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. … Read More
1981 26 Years Old Known to his teammates as "Raff", he established himself as one of the better linemen in Cowboys history with an exemplary work ethic, durability and versatility. In 1981 he was moved to center after Robert Shaw went down with a knee injury, becoming the anchor of an offensive line that would enable the Cowboys to reach 2 NFC Championship Games.

THIRTIES

1989 34 Years Old Rafferty retired at the end of the 1989 season after rookie Mark Stepnoski became the Cowboys starting center. … Read More

FORTIES

2003 48 Years Old He was named to the Dallas Cowboys All-Time Team in 2003. … Read More

FIFTIES

2008 53 Years Old Rafferty lives with his wife Donna and their children Michael and Rachel in Keller, Texas, where he is currently a regional sales manager at Sports Supply Group, a Dallas sports supply company. In April 2008, he had a sudden bout of the neurological disorder transverse myelitis. … Read More
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