American Football Database
American Football Database
Date of birth: October 20, 1924
Place of birth: Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Date of death: April 20, 2002(2002-04-20) (aged 77)
Place of death: Milledgeville, Georgia
Career information
Position(s): Quarterback, Running back
NFL Draft: 1949 / Round: 4 / Pick 36
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 2
Playing stats at

Joe Geri (October 20, 1924 – April 20, 2002) was an American Football quarterback-running back who played four seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Chicago Cardinals from 1949 to 1952 in the National Football League. He was a two time Pro Bowler in 1950 and 1951. He is a member of the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame.

Geri played college football in the University of Georgia and was drafted in the 4th round of the 1949 NFL Draft by the Steelers. Geri also played punter in his short professional career.[1]


  1. "Joe Geri". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 22, 2014.

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