Thomas R. "Tom" Flores (born March 21, 1937) is a retired American football quarterback and coach. Flores and Mike Ditka are the only two people in the National Football League history to win a Championship (1 AFL Championship, Super Bowl XI as an Assistant Coach and Super Bowls XV and XVIII) as a player, as an assistant coach, and as a head coach. Flores was also the first Hispanic starting quarterback and the first minority head coach in professional football history to win a Super Bowl. Flores is currently a radio announcer.
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... His replacement was former Raiders quarterback Tom Flores, the first Hispanic head coach in NFL history ... Flores led the Raiders to another 9-7 season, but not the playoffs ... To Tom Flores, the coaches, and the athletes you were magnificent out there, you really were." The team would not see a repeat performance in 1981, falling to 7-9 and a losing record for the ...
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“At Flores in the Azores Sir Richard Grenville lay,
And a pinnace, like a fluttered bird, came flying from far away:
Spanish ships of war at sea! we have sighted fifty-three!”
—Alfred Tennyson (18091892)
“The man that hails you Tom or Jack,
And proves by thumps upon your back
How he esteems your merit,
Is such a friend, that one had need
Be very much his friend indeed
To pardon or to bear it.”
—William Cowper (17311800)