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 Tom Meehan
Tom Meehan

Tom "Tank" Meehan '58

- A determined "walk-on" candidate who worked his way up to varsity status, he developed into one of the finest offensive linemen in college football.

- A ferocious blocker who quickly earned a starting spot at the guard position, he went on to merit All-New England, All-East and All-America honors during a stellar gridiron career.

- Winner of the Thomas F. Scanlan Memorial Award as the team's outstanding scholar-athlete in his senior year.

- Elected to forgo the opportunity to play professional football to join the United States Marine Corps, where he became a highly-decorated combat aviator in Vietnam.

- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 2011.