TOMMY ADDISON
Guard
1954 / 1957
Lancaster, SC
Biography
Addison played tackle on the 1954 freshman team, then joined the varsity in 1955. He had a sack for a loss of eight yards on Clemson quarterback Don King that year. Addison was a reserve lineman in 1956 then started some at right guard in 1957. He had seven tackles, including two for losses, against Clemson as a senior and was chosed second team All-ACC by the Associated Press. He went on to play eight seasons with the Boston Patriots in the AFL and was a four-time AFL All-Star. He was inducted into the Lancaster High School Hall of Fame in 1994. Addison lives now near the Hilton Head area of South Carolina.
Prior Schools
SchoolLocation
Lancaster Lancaster, SC

Roster Listings
YearRosterNumPosHtWtYrGmsGS
1955 Fill 1955 0 0
1956 Game Program vs. Miami (Fla) 72 T 6-3 225 Jr 0 0
1957 Game Program vs. Texas 62 G 6-3 220 Sr 2 2
Depth Chart Appearances
DescriptionPositionRank
Gamecock Archives Article Mentions
Article
Gamecocks In The Pros (Stat Register)
Games Started
DateOpponentPosition
1957-09-28 Wofford Right Guard
1957-10-24 Clemson Right Guard
Scoring Plays
DateOpponentQtrTimeUSCOppPlay
Defense - Sacks
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1955 1955-10-20 Clemson 3 13 USC 45 Don King sacked for loss of 8 (Tommy Addison)
Defense - Tackles For Loss
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1957 1957-10-05 Texas 1 7 USC 7 Fondren rush for loss of 2 (Tommy Addison)
1957 1957-10-12 Furman 3 2 FUR 27 Grant rush for loss of 1 (Tommy Addison)
1957 1957-10-24 Clemson 2 7 CLM 38 Charlie Horne rush for loss of 3 (Tommy Addison, Eddie Beall, Nelson Weston)
1957 1957-10-24 Clemson 2 5 CLM 18 George Usry rush for loss of 1 (Tommy Addison)
1957 1957-11-09 North Carolina 2 10 UNC 29 Schuler rush for loss of 1 (Tommy Addison)
1957 1957-11-09 North Carolina 3 2 USC 21 DeCantis rush for loss of 5 (Tommy Addison)
1957 1957-11-09 North Carolina 2 8 UNC 43 Schuler rush for loss of 2 (Tommy Addison)
Defense - Passes Broken Up
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1957 1957-10-05 Texas 4 6 USC 6 Lackey pass for Alvis incomplete (Tommy Addison)
Defensive Plays
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1955 1955-11-12 Duke 1 10 USC 24 Rudy rush for no gain (Tommy Addison)
1957 1957-10-12 Furman 1 10 FUR 45 Weir rush for 6 (Tommy Addison)
1957 1957-10-24 Clemson 2 7 CLM 27 Rudy Hayes rush for 3 (Tommy Addison)
1957 1957-10-24 Clemson 1 10 CLM 37 Charlie Horne rush for 4 (Tommy Addison, Don Rogers)
1957 1957-10-24 Clemson 2 6 CLM 41 Charlie Horne rush for 5 (Tommy Addison, John Kompara)
1957 1957-10-24 Clemson 2 7 USC 28 Bob Chatlin rush for 4 (Nelson Weston, Tommy Addison)
1957 1957-10-24 Clemson 1 10 USC 20 Bob Spooner rush for 2 (Tommy Addison, Eddie Beall)
1957 1957-11-09 North Carolina 1 10 UNC 11 Goff rush for 2 (Tommy Addison)
1957 1957-11-23 North Carolina State 2 7 NCS 28 Hunter rush for no gain (Tommy Addison, Alex Hawkins)
1957 1957-11-23 North Carolina State 1 10 USC 19 Dick Christy rush for 4 (Tommy Addison, Jack Ashton)
1957 1957-11-23 North Carolina State 2 6 USC 15 Hunter rush for 3 (Dwight Keith, Tommy Addison, Nelson Weston)
1957 1957-11-23 North Carolina State 1 8 USC 8 Dick Christy rush for 2 (Tommy Addison, Jack Ashton)
1957 1957-11-23 North Carolina State 1 10 NCS 43 Hunter rush for 3 (Tommy Addison)
1957 1957-11-23 North Carolina State 3 7 USC 21 Katich, 5-yd pass from Hunter (Tommy Addison)
1957 1957-11-23 North Carolina State 3 35 NCS 44 Dick Christy rush for no gain (Tommy Addison)