Thomas Raymond Flores (born March 21, 1937) is an American former professional football player and coach in the National Football League (NFL). He played as a quarterback for nine seasons in the NFL, primarily with the Oakland Raiders. After his retirement as a coach, he was a radio announcer for more than twenty years.
Tom Flores, who has played on and coached championship teams, won one of his Super Bowls in Los Angeles and left his mark on Southern California .
Tom Flores began his coaching career after a decade as a quarterback with the Oakland Raiders, Buffalo Bills, and Kanas City Chiefs (1960-69). He had stints as an assistant with the Buffalo Bills and then with the Raiders under Hall of Fame Coach John Madden winning Super Bowl XI. Flores earned his first head coaching gig in 1979 when he ...
Tom Flores, 83, the two-time Super Bowl-winning head coach of the Raiders, was elected as a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021. The announcement was made Saturday evening during "NFL Honors," the annual awards show that takes place on the eve of the Super Bowl.
Flores, the soft-spoken Raiders coach who was at the helm for two of the club’s three Super Bowl victories, was inducted Sunday into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Tom Flores’s Moment Arrives. He won four Super Bowls—one of two men to ever lift Lombardi Trophies as a player, assistant coach and head coach—over his four decades in pro football.
Tom Flores, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Centennial Class, receives his gold jacket during the gold jacket dinner in Canton, Ohio, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Raiders legend Tom Flores entered the Hall of Fame on Aug. 8. It was a monumental moment for Latinos, whose NFL contributions have often been ignored. Tom Flores was trailblazer for Latinos in NFL...
Where was Tom Flores born? Tom Flores was born in Fresno, CA. How tall is Tom Flores? Tom Flores is 6-1 (185 cm) tall. How much did Tom Flores weigh when playing? Tom Flores weighed 202 lbs (91 kg) when playing. Is Tom Flores in the Hall of Fame? Tom Flores has not been elected into the Hall of Fame. How many games did Tom Flores play? Tom ...
Raised by immigrant parents from Mexico, Tom Flores flourished in his 60-year NFL career, becoming the first person of color to lead an NFL team. KTVU took a look at his legacy.