Joe Schmidt (American football) Joseph Paul Schmidt (born January 19, 1932) is an American former professional football player and coach. He played as a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for the Detroit Lions for 13 years from 1953 to 1965. He won two NFL championships with the Lions ( 1953 and 1957 ), and, between 1954 and 1963 ...
When Schmidt started playing pro football, the Lions were traditionally a strong defensive team. Yet within a very short time after his first pro game, Joe was the defensive leader of the Lions. Later in his career, he was the team's field captain for nine straight seasons.
Joseph Paul Schmidt. Position: LB. 6-1 , 220lb (185cm, 99kg) Born: January 19 in Pittsburgh, PA (Age: 91-118d) More bio, uniform, draft, salary info. Hall of Fame. 10x Pro Bowl. 8x All-Pro. 2x NFL Champ.
College Football Hall of Fame. Joseph Paul Schmidt(born January 19, 1932) is an American former professional footballplayer and coach. He played as a linebackerin the National Football League(NFL) for the Detroit Lionsfor 13 years from 1953 to 1965.
Schmidt (56) was a menace to ball carriers and quarterbacks alike, including Johnny Unitas in this 1962 Lions game against the Colts. (Photo by Robert Riger/Getty Images) There are a lot of Joe...
College Football Hall of Fame. Joseph Paul Schmidt (born January 19, 1932) is a former American football player and coach at both the collegiate and professional levels. His 13-year career with the National Football League 's Detroit Lions gained him a place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1973.
Former Notre Dame LB Joe Schmidt has no regrets leaving football - ESPN - Notre Dame Fighting Irish- ESPN.
Schmidt went on to play 13 seasons in the NFL, winning two Super Bowls. He is an eight-time All-Pro and 10-time Pro-Bowler. When he retired from playing in 1965, Schmidt took a few years off before returning to football once again as a coach of the Detroit Lions.
Joseph Paul Schmidt (born January 19, 1932) is a former American football linebacker and coach. Schmidt played professional football in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions for 13 years from 1953 to 1965.
Joe Schmidt. Joseph Paul Schmidt Position: LB 6-1, 220lb (185cm, 99kg) Born: January 19, 1932 in Pittsburgh, PA. College: Pittsburgh. Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 55 (1330th overall since 1960) High School: Brentwood Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1973 . As Player: 13 Yrs