Joe Klecko

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Birthday
15, 1953
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1953 (age 65)
Birthplace
Pennsylvania

About

Retired defensive lineman who made four Pro Bowls and was named AFC Defensive Player of the Year during his illustrious career. Following his retirement, he was inducted into the New York Jets Ring of Honor and saw his #73 retired by the Jets organization.

Before Fame

He attended Temple University, where he led the Olws in tackles for three straight seasons.

Trivia

He had minor roles in four different Burt Reynold films, including "Heat," "Cannonball Run," "Smokey and the Bandit," an "Smokey and the Bandit II."

Family Life

His son, Dan Klecko, won Super Bowls as a member of the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts.

Associated With

He and "Broadway" Joe Namath both had their jerseys retired by the New York Jets.