Joe Clermond
No. 58     Virginia Destroyers
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-11-13) November 13, 1984 (age 35)
Place of birth: Tampa, Florida
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
College: Pittsburgh
Undrafted in 2008
Debuted in 2010 for the Florida Tuskers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× Second-team All-Big East (2006, 2007)
Career NFL statistics as of 2008
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Forced fumbles     --
Stats at
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Jocelin "Joe" Clermond, Jr. (born November 13, 1984) is an American Football defensive end for the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League. He was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Pittsburgh.

Early yearsEdit

Clermond was All-Tampa Tribune Hillsborough County, All-Western Conference American Division after being a two-year starter and three-year letterman for Chamberlain High School. He started at linebacker, strong safety and H-back and compiled 101 tackles and six interceptions as a senior. In his junior year Clermond intercepted seven passes, returning three for touchdowns. He helped his team to Florida 5A playoffs each of his three varsity seasons, including the 2001 state finals.

College careerEdit

Clermond played in 46 games, including 25 starts at DE during his career and was credited with 142 tackles (82 solo), 17.5 sacks, 36.5 TFLs and 4 FR in his Pitt career. In 2007 Clermond made 53 tackles (13 for losses) and 10.5 sacks and forced two fumbles and blocked a kick and was named Second-team All-Big East for the second consecutive season. At Pitt, in 2006, he was selected Second-team All-Big East after starting all 12 games at defensive end and had 48 tackles and16.5 TFLs and 5.5 sacks and two fumble recoveries. He contributed as a reserve defensive end, playing in 10 games and had 14 tackles, five TFLs and two sacks on the year in 2005. In 2004 he played in all 12 games in his first active season and made 27 tackles, two TFLs and one fumble recovery. He redshirted as a true freshman in 2003.

Professional careerEdit


Pre-draft measureables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6-1⅞ * 250 * 4.94 ** 1.72 * 2.96 * 4.57** 7.18** 31½" ** 8'11" * 22** 18*
* represents NFL Combine **represents Pitt Pro Day

Chicago BearsEdit

Clermond was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He was waived on September 4, 2009. He was re-signed to the practice squad later in the season, only to be released on December 1, 2009.

Virginia DestroyersEdit

Clermond was signed by the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League on June 28, 2011.[1]


  1. "UFL Transactions". OurSports Central. June 28, 2011. Retrieved July 6, 2011.

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