Missouri Valley College Hall of Fame
Class of 2004
Tom graduated from Missouri Valley College in 1970. He was a four-year defensive starter for the Valley football team, renowned for his open field tackling. During his senior year, he was selected as co-captain by his peers. He amassed six interceptions and received a spot on the All-MCAU Honorable Mention team. Tom played under three head coaches: Volney Ashford, Ed Elliot, and Ken Gibler.
As a student at Missouri Valley College, Tom was a V-Club member, proctor at Black Hall and runner-up for Mr. Viking. Tom’s commitment to Valley has grown over the years. In 1969 he was named the Outstanding Alumnus. Currently, he is a member of the President’s Society and sits on the MVC Board of TrusteesTom and his wife, Janet Clough Taylor, live in Campe Verde, Arizona. He is a certified financial planer with Taylor and Padgett Financial Group.