Former running back who was one of the greatest players in Michicagan Wolverines football history. He won the 1940 Heisman Trophy and went on to play two NFL seasons with the Los Angeles Rams after being selected first overall in the 1941 NFL Draft.He was a pilot in the Army Air Corps in WW II and received a Purple Heart for his bravery.His son Mark Harmon became an actor.BEFORE FAME
He delivered such a remarkable performance against rival Ohio State that the fans in Columbus gave him the only standing ovation ever given to a Michigan player.PERSONAL LIFE
He married actress Elyse Knox in 1944.The meaning of the name Harmon: Soldier FUN FACTS
Football player Tom Harmon were born on Sunday, birthstone is Sapphire, the seaon was Fall in the Chinese year of Goat, it is 270 days until Tom Harmon next birthday.