Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem? He is one of four players (Bobby Singh, David Richie and Ron Carpenter) to have won both Super Bowl and XFL championships.[1]. He was also an assistant coach for the Grapevine High School Football Team until 2017. With 5:54 left in the fourth quarter, the Steelers ran down the clock the point where Maddox took a knee to seal the victory. [2] Maddox is a Christian. At UCLA, Maddox played collegiately for two seasons and led UCLA to the John Hancock Bowl in 1991. [26], The Steelers played a Monday Night Football game on Week 7 with a 28–10 win over the Indianapolis Colts and quarterback Peyton Manning. [28], In Week 10 (November 10), the Steelers tied against the Atlanta Falcons, 34–34, the first tied NFL game since 1997. [16] The Giants released Maddox on August 20, 1996. [58], In 2007, Maddox scored a 75 at a local qualifier for the 2007 U.S. Open of golf, four over par; three under par was the cutoff for qualification. Maddox played under coach Dan Reeves with the Broncos, Giants, and Falcons. On 21-of-34 passing, Maddox passed for 240 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. [30] Kordell Stewart played the following game in Week 12 (November 24), a 29–21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, while Maddox recovered from his injuries. [7] As a rookie, Maddox served under coach Dan Reeves. Tommy Maddox: Pos: QB, Career: 92 G, 48 TD, 72.4 Rate, 87.9 Y/G, Steelers/Broncos/.. 1992-2005, born LA 1971 Esports profile for Halo player Tom "OGRE2" Ryan: $293,043.42 USD in prize money won from 89 tournaments. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Former NFL quarterback who is best remembered for his run with the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2001 to 2005. [42] The Steelers became the first AFC team in NFL history to finish the regular season with a 15–1 record. Playing the sport since he was a youngster, it all ended after the 2006 season and the game he loved so much was once again taken from him. In Week 4 (September 29), Maddox replaced Kordell Stewart at quarterback in a comeback overtime 16-13 win over the rival Cleveland Browns. For his achievements in 2002, the NFL named Maddox Comeback Player of the Year. Data Provided By Career Cash Earnings; Player Rankings; Injuries; Statistics; Current Contract. [49] In Week 6 (October 16), the Steelers lost Maddox's first start of the season to the Jacksonville Jaguars 23–17 as Maddox completed only 11 of 28 passes for 154 yards, 1 touchdown, and 3 interceptions. In a preseason 35–31 loss to the Washington Redskins on August 16, Maddox completed only 4-of-11 passes for 35 yards and threw an interception during a potential game-winning drive. [50] In a press conference following the loss, coach Bill Cowher stated he regretted not substituting third-stringer Charlie Batch for Maddox and not having Jerome Bettis in for more running plays. Being a number one draft pick comes with the territory of lofty expectations. [21] His first game action was in Week 7 (October 29) in a 34–7 win over the Tennessee Titans, in which Maddox completed one 57-yard pass to Troy Edwards. Tommy Maddox had 8,087 passing yards in his career. He was sacked 4 times for 24 yards and lost a fumble. Maddox became the starting quarterback for the XFL team Los Angeles Xtreme during the first week of the season, despite the team using its first pick in the XFL Draft on quarterback Scott Milanovich. However, his football career was far from over, as WWE Chairman Vince McMahon started up his own entity, the now-defunct XFL or Xtreme Football League, where Maddox became the league MVP for the Los Angeles Extreme in 2001. [2], Maddox played two seasons (1990–1991) of college football as quarterback at UCLA. [8] In his debut start in the week 12 24–0 loss to the Los Angeles Raiders, Maddox went 18-of-26 (69.2%) for 207 yards and two interceptions (both by Terry McDaniel), was sacked four times, and committed three fumbles (including one lost). He started during the 2003 season as well, although the team limped to a 6-10 finish. This website uses cookies. Thomas Alfred “Tommy” Maddox is a former football quarterback in the National Football League, the XFL, and the Arena Football League. Most data provided by 24-7 Baseball, creators of the ESPN Pro Football Encyclopedia. [2] In an 8–5 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Week 5 (October 2), Maddox was 7-for-15 in completed passes for 86 yards and 2 interceptions. However, the evolution of Tommy Maddox is a bit different. With a 134.3 passer rating, Maddox completed 21-for-29 passes for 260 yards and three touchdowns. “I stay in the kids lives and try to prepare them for not only sports but life in general,” he said, according to Gibson. Quarterback Tommy Maddox will be fortunate to earn half of the $14 million contract he signed with the Steelers June 7, according to Compared with Stewart's 15-of-25 for 143 yards and an interception, Maddox went 11-for-13 for 122 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. He was the only quarterback of the league to start all 10 regular season games, led the league in passing yards, touchdowns, rushed for two touchdowns, and led the Xtreme to the Million Dollar Game, also known as the "Big Game At The End." [26] In the final drive of overtime, Maddox completed a 50-yard pass to Plaxico Burress that was ultimately one yard short of a touchdown. He said hundreds of kids have passed through his program. By Lucas Campbell. Tommy Maddox accepts the award for best comeback athlete during the 11th annual ESPY Awards on July 16, 2003. [21], After getting a phone call from the New Jersey Red Dogs of the Arena Football League in 1999, Maddox sold his insurance office and joined the team. the official stats partner of the NFL. Steelers coach Bill Cowher officially named Maddox the starter on October 2, 2002. If you like what you see on this site, we now have an ad-free option available for a donation of $25 per year, and you can enjoy the site entirely ad-free! We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. With 11 starts, Maddox led the Steelers into the playoffs with a 10-5-1 record in 2002. Rallying the Steelers from a 7-24 deficit, Maddox delivered a comeback 36-33 win over the Browns at home in the wild card round before a 34-31 overtime loss at the Tennessee Titans in the divisional round. [29] Maddox left the Week 11 (November 17) game, a 31–23 loss to the Tennessee Titans, in an ambulance after being tripped by Lance Schulters. Read more about this topic:  Tommy Maddox, Professional Career, Pittsburgh Steelers.