Event: 'Meeting - Tuesday, October 2' Print
Speaker Schedule for the Montgomery Quarterback Club
Date: Tuesday, October 02, 2018 - 5:00 pm


Thom Gossom is a renaissance man in love with life. He is an actor, writer, speaker, and communications consultant. He received his B.A. in communications from Auburn University in 1975. A starting wide receiver for the Tigers, from 1972-1974, Gossom was the first black athlete to graduate from Auburn University and is featured in the HBO special, Breaking the Huddle, about the integration of Southern College Football.

Gossom received his M.A. in Communications from the University of Montevallo and began his career with AT&T/BellSouth where he served on the staff of the President of BellSouth Services.He and his wife Joyce are owners of Best Gurl, inc. a unique multi-platform company committed to all forms of effective communication.

As an actor, Gossom has starred in films including Fight Club, and Jeepers Creepers 2 and Miss Ever’s Boys. On television he has been seen in The Quad, Love Is…, CSI, Boston Legal, and In The Heat Of The Night. Gossom’s writing credits include his published memoir, Walk-On: My Reluctant Journey To Integration at Auburn University, (State Street Press, 2008) and his, Slice Of Life, short story collection, (Aquarius Press 2015-2016).