Thom Gossom Jr

Thom Gossom, Jr. was the first black athlete to graduate from Auburn University in 1975. A football walk on, Gossom defied the odds, earned a scholarship and became a three-year starter. He is featured in the HBO special, Breaking the Huddle, about the integration of Southern college football. His film and television credits include Reckless, Fight Club, Jeepers Creepers 2, Miss Evers Boys, Boston Legal, NYPD Blue, Containment and In the Heat of the Night.