Fourteen players wore #68 in Denver Broncos history. Nine Offensive Linemen, four Defensive Linemen and one Linebacker. This one is easy, but you will have to wait and see who is the Greatest Bronco to wear #68. Here is the slate of candidates, including the incumbent owner of this jersey.
Tom Nomina was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the 2nd round (13th overall) of the 1963 AFL Draft and the Los Angeles Rams in the 2nd round (15th overall) of the 1963 NFL Draft. He chose Denver and played 3 seasons at Tackle from 1963-65. Tom played in 37 games in a Bronco uniform. Upon leaving Denver, he played 3 more seasons with the Miami Dolphins.
"Howie Long threw me around like a rag doll"
- 7 Playoff games started
- 2 Super Bowl starts
- 8 Tackles, 2 Sacks and a Fumble Recovery (Super Bowl XII)
- 6 Tackles, 1 Sack in 1977 AFC Championship Game
- NFL's Ed Block Award of Courage (1986)
- Denver Broncos 50th Anniversary Team (2009)
MHR gives a Mile High Salute to Rubin Carter as the Greatest Bronco to wear #68.