Tom Cosgrove, you might be thinking that this name has related to the actress Miranda Cosgrove. However, Miranda’s father’s name is also Tom Cosgrove but there is no relation between the two names. Tom (actress’ father) runs a dry-cleaning business whereas the one we will be discussing in the post was a national football player.
The Philadelphia born Tom left the world on 28 March 2017. He had played in a National Football League for the team Cleveland Browns and the Baltimore Colts. Also, he played college football for the Maryland Terrapins at the University of Maryland. Stay tuned to know more of his information below.
Tom Cosgrove: Bio, Education, Career
Very little known about Cosgrove, also while he was alive, he had not shared much information on his birthdate. But we do know that he was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the native American parent. However, there isn’t much information found in his early days or siblings. In addition, he had the nationality of America.
For his education, he joined Maryland college and played for the college team. There he played as a center under legendary head coach Jim Tatum. In 1951, as a junior, Cosgrove got the title as an honorable mention All-American. Following that, he received a second-team All-American in 1952. In the same year, he was also honored with the Coaches’ Award for the team’s most outstanding offensive lineman. Then, he had played in the 1953 North-South Shrine Game and the Senior Bowl, so on.
In the year 1952, the Cleveland Browns selected him in the sixth round, 156th overall, of the 1952 NFL Draft. After playing a few seasons with Browns, he traded to Baltimore Colts in 1954 for their sixth-round draft selection. Therefore, he played two years with the Colts before ending his career with an ankle injury.
After his retirement from the gamer, Cosgrove turned to make his career as a commercial airline pilot. Furthermore, he had flown for Capital Airlines and then for United Airlines. Then, he retired in 1990 to Potomac, Maryland. In addition, he was also honored to get into the University of Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame in 2005.
Tom Cosgrove: Personal Life & Wife
Coming over to the late Cosgrove’s married life, he was married to Marguerite Wilson at the time of his demise. With Wilson, he had greeted 8 children and has 29 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. While he was alive, he has not dic=scussed much about his personal life or love life in the media. So, only limited information is available on the retired athlete and commercial airplane pilot.
It seems that he had not provided information on him on the media. Further, he would prefer to have a private life away from the media. Also, there is no information available on his rumors and controversies as well.
Tom Cosgrove: Net Worth, Height, & Weight
Talking about his earning and income, though he has not revealed exact information on his salary before his demise. But according to his career as a player and airplane pilot, he must have amassed a considerable amount from his career. The average salary earned by commercial airplane pilot ranges around $77303, according to payscale. Therefore, his net worth can be estimated at around $1 million.