Tom Gizzi

Tom Gizzi
Position: Offensive lineman / Defensive lineman
Personal information
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
College: Pennsylvania
Undrafted: 1989
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Player stats at

Tom Gizzi is a former American football lineman who played two seasons in the Arena Football League with the Pittsburgh Gladiators/Tampa Bay Storm. He played college football at the University of Pennsylvania and attended La Salle College High School in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania.[1][2]

College career

Gizzi played for the Penn Quakers from 1985 to 1988. He was an All-Ivy League First Team selection, helping the Quakers win three Ivy League titles in 1985, 1986 and 1988. He was a team captain as a senior in 1988 and picked up Honorable Mention All-America and All-ECAC honors in addition to league honors.[1]

Professional career

Gizzi played for the Pittsburgh Gladiators/Tampa Bay Storm from 1990 to 1991.[3] In 1991, Gizzi earned Second Team All-Arena honors as the Storm won ArenaBowl V against the Detroit Drive on August 17, 1991.[1][4]

Coaching career

Gizza was head girls' basketball coach at The Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania and McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Maryland. He also served as assistant coach for the Loyola Greyhounds women's basketball team.[1]


  1. 1 2 3 4 "Tom Gizzi". Archived from the original on January 2, 2015. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  2. Silary, Ted (February 2, 1994). "This Gizzi's Heart Set On Penn, For Hoops". Archived from the original on January 2, 2015. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  3. "Tom Gizzi". Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  4. "Tom Gizzi". Retrieved January 1, 2015.
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