Tommy Zbikowski may be best known as a football player, first at Notre Dame, and now as a special teams standout for the Baltimore Ravens.
But Tommy Z. had his lone pro bout on the Miguel Cotto-Paulie Malignaggi card in June of 2006. He knocked out Robert Bell at Madison Square Garden with the legendary Angelo Dundee in his corner.
Turns out Zbikowski is having a heck of year for the Ravens. He's in a tight contest for votes for the NFL Pro Bowl as a Special Teamer. Fan voting counts for 1/3 of the final decision on who is selected and Tommy is in the top five of vote-getters. According to a press release, fans can help in the voting by going to: www.NFL.com/probowl/ballot Click on Special Teams, then Special Teamers. You can vote as often as you wish.
Zbikowski has started the past two weeks, replacing injured Safety Ed Reed (a five-time pro-bowler) and has made two interceptions.