NFL CAREER – An undrafted free agent out of Southern Mississippi in 2017, this fourth-year pro played in 11 regular season games and both postseason contests with one start in 2018 after starting his career on the practice squad. In 2019, Tom's season ended early when he was placed on injured reserve in training camp. The Baton Rouge native will look to compete for more extensive playing time in 2020.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Re-signed, 4/8/20; Placed on Injured Reserve; 8/31/19; Signed to active roster from practice squad, 10/25/17; Signed to practice squad, 9/3/17; Waived, 9/2/17; Agreed to terms on a three-year contract, 5/1/17.
2019 – Spent season on Injured Reserve 2018 – Appeared in 11 regular season games and both postseason contests with one start, contributing on offense and special teams. Made NFL debut and contributed on special teams at Atlanta, Sept. 23...Played at LG in place of injured Josh LeRibeus and on special teams at Baltimore, Oct. 21...Played on offense and special teams, stepping in at C for starter Max Unger who left the game in the third quarter at Carolina, Dec. 17…Made his first career start at RG vs. Carolina, Dec. 30. 2017 – After starting the season on the practice squad, was inactive for the last ten regular season games and both playoff contests.
COLLEGE – A two-time first-team All-Conference USA selection from 2015-16, started 48 consecutive contests at Southern Mississippi and opened all 16 games at center as a senior…Graduated with a bachelor's degree in finance.
PERSONAL – Named to Baton Rouge Advocate's All-District 5 first-team and tabbed as both Honorable Mention All-State and first-team All-Metro as a senior in 2012 at Catholic (Baton Rouge, La.) HS...Played at tackle and guard...Also a member of the track & field team, for whom he helped the Bears win 2011 and 2013 District Championship, capturing All-District in shotput…Father, Michael is a mathematics professor at LSU and mother Vanessa works in the IT department…Father's a Jos, Nigeria native, who arrived in the United States on a Fulbright Scholarship to Penn State, where he first became exposed to football as a student…Younger brother, Zach is a redshirt junior offensive lineman at Wake Forest…Born Cameron Shainaan Tom on June 21, 1995 in Baton Rouge, La.