Tom Goode, American football player, died at 76

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Thomas Guinne Goode, born on December 1, 1938 and died October 8, 2015.

Tom was an American football offensive lineman, coach, and administrator from West Point, Mississippi.

He is probably best remembered as the long snapper on Jim O’Brien’s game winning field goal in Super Bowl V that gave the Baltimore Colts a 16-13 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.

Tom was born in West Point, Mississippi and attended West Point High School. During his time in high school he played football, basketball and ran track.

Tom was married for over 19 years to the former Sonia Buffington Foster of Canton, Mississippi, and they had parents of three boys, Tommy, Michael, and Brin Foster, and two girls, Lessie (Goode) Belk and Sandi (Foster) May.

They also had seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

His biography entitled Guts, God, and the Superbowl was published by Zondervan Publishing House in 1974 and written by Zola Levitt.

Tom Goode passed away on October 8, 2015 at age 76.

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