Tommy played in the 2007,2008, and 2009 rivalry game between Dowling Catholic and Valley. Tommy was a standout two way lineman his Junior and Senior years at Dowling. Tommy earned all state honors at Dowling Catholic and is considered one of the standout players during Coach Wilson’s tenure at Dowling Catholic. Tommy attended the University of Iowa and walked on as a football player. Tommy eventually earned playing time as a starter during his senior year at the University of Iowa. After earning his degree, Tommy elected to play football in Japan.