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TOM COBEY

Tom is a 1972 graduate of Saint Bonaventure and was a member of the football and basketball teams. As a center on the basketball team, Tom was a defensive machine. He made his mark on the gridiron as a three year varsity team member. During that time he was named All Tri Valley League, All Ventura County and played in the Ventura / Santa Barbara All Star Game. Tom was the first athlete in school history to receive a full Division I scholarship. Tom attended San Jose State University and started for three years including 1975 when the team was ranked # 18 in the nation. 1973 began San Jose State’s “golden age of success”. From 1973 to 1990, San Jose State sent over 50 players to the NFL and had 15 winning seasons, playing in 4 bowl games.

Tom has two sons, John (SBHS alumnus, football and basketball team member) and Connor. Tom resides in Ventura and works for Taft Electric.

INDUCTED IN 2007

 

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