|Born:||August 20, 1948|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||243 lb (110 kg)|
|High school:||Birmingham (AL) John Carroll Catholic High School|
|NFL Draft:||1970 / Round: 8 / Pick: 189|
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Banks played college football for the Auburn Tigers, and was then selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1970 NFL Draft. He played for the Cardinals from 1971 through 1980, sitting out the 1970 season due to a knee injury. Banks was a four-time Pro Bowl selection, and played a total of 116 NFL games, missing all but one game of the 1974 season after sustaining a knee injury in the season opener that required surgery. Banks later played with the Birmingham Stallions of the United States Football League in 1983 and 1984.
- "Center: Tom Banks (1971-80)". stltoday.com. January 1, 2018. Retrieved September 28, 2018.
- "Cards Lose Top Center". The Victoria Advocate. Victoria, Texas. AP. September 20, 1974. p. 14. Retrieved September 28, 2018 – via newspapers.com.
- "All-Time Senior Bowl Team". seniorbowl.com. Retrieved May 25, 2017.
- "Inductees: Tom Banks". ashof.org. Retrieved September 28, 2018.
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