TOM HARMON

Game 142 | April 27, 1966 | Tom Harmon
Thought by many to be the greatest football player in University of Michigan history, Tom Harmon won both the Heisman Trophy and the Maxwell Award in 1940. Playing both halfback and quarterback, he led the nation in scoring in both 1939 and 1940. Winner of a Purple Heart as a pilot in World War II, he was one of the first athletes to transition from pro football to the broadcast booth. He is the father of Kristen Nelson, who married recording artist Rick Nelson. His son, Mark Harmon, a veteran television star; is married to actress Pam Dawber. He is the grandfather of twins Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, rock singers who perform under the name of "Nelson."


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