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Tommy Nobis

Tommy Nobis (Focus on Sport / Getty Images)
Tommy Nobis (Focus on Sport / Getty Images)

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September 11, 2018 "My dad was Harry Gilmer and coached with the Falcon during Norm Van Brocklin time. Tommy was one of my dad and mom's special people. He always made his way over to our table when the team and their families got together after games My dad passed away in 2016 and I know he will be there at the gates in Heaven to welcome Tommy ." - Constance Gilmer (Fayetteville, GA)
September 09, 2018 "I was only 10 when I met you and the HS football players at Jefferson HS in San Antonio. My dad was a coach and administrator then and he would get me access to the sideline during the games. What an honor it was to see you in action throughout your football career. But that was not the what made you a great man. My dad had the highest regard for you and he always used your actions as an example for me to follow.

My dad passed away this year, I am really missing him today and not being able to share in our memories of you. My hope is you are together again praising God. " - Chris Chambers (San Antonio, TX)
February 13, 2018 "You don't know me, but I worked at the Tommy Nobis Center in the 80's. They are the ones who got me a job first at Windy Hill Hospital (I later transferred to Kennestone Hospital) as a housekeeper. I held that job for 25+ years. I had my picture made with Tommy when he came by the Center for a Christmas party. I praise God for Tommy & the Tommy Nobis Center! I have Cerebral Palsy and I enjoyed working at the Center very much. I am sorry for your loss." - Kathy Henry (Marietta, GA)
January 08, 2018 "God bless you Tommy Nobis for all your contributions. Doing Geneology today by chance I discovered you are my great uncle x3. My grandmother Louise Nobis Gerlach from San Antonio, Texas is related to you. My prayers are with your family. Shawn Whitman. San Antonio, Texas" - Shawn Whitman (San Antonio, TX)
January 07, 2018 "I have followed the Falcons faithfully since 1966 and will always remember the excitement you generated by the way you played the game. Even though we had losing seasons we loved you and your teammates very much. Thank you so much for your contributions to Falcons football, you won't be forgotten" - Carlton Sharpe (Lyons, GA)
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Obituary for Tommy Nobis
ATLANTA (AP) - Tommy Nobis, the first player drafted by the expansion Atlanta Falcons and a hard-hitting middle linebacker who was never fully...
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