Daily Archives: May 21, 2012

Big Tom Sestak of the Buffalo Bills

Autographed 1963 Fleer Tom SestakThe Buffalo Bills selected Tom Sestak with their 17th-round choice in the 1962 AFL draft.  Sestak had played tight end at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana, but when he arrived at his first training camp weighing 275 lbs of pure muscle, the Bills coaching staff moved him to defensive tackle.  The shift in position proved to be a wise move, as Sestak became an instant force on the Bills defensive line, where he was equally adept at rushing the passer and playing against the run. read more