Tom Sestak (1962 - 1968)
Tom Sestak was an old-school Buffalo Bill, having played for the team from 1962 to 1968 and was an integral part of the AFL championship teams in 1964 and 1965. The Bills made him the 132nd pick of the 1962 AFL Draft. He was also drafted by the Detroit Lions of the NFL that same year. Lucky for us, he chose to play for the Bills.
Sestak played in a time before sacks were tracked as an official stat; however, Pro Football Reference determined he recorded 52 career sacks, which would place him sixth all-time in Bills’ history, just ahead of Kyle Williams.
Tom was voted to four Pro Bowl teams, three first-team All-Pros, and one second-team All-Pro roster. In 1962, he finished third in voting for Rookie of the Year, and in 1965 finished fifth in Player of the Year voting. Sestak played in 96 career games while starting in 90 of those games.
Sestak is not currently in the NFL Hall of Fame but he is a member of the Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame and rightfully so. Perhaps someday the NFL will put him in the NFL Hall of Fame where he belongs. He was named to the Bills Silver Anniversary Team in 1984.