Joe Margucci
No. 11     
Quarterback, halfback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1921-09-05)September 5, 1921
Place of birth: Brooklyn, New York
Date of death: April 27, 1996(1996-04-27) (aged 74)
Place of death: Encino, California
Career information
College: USC
Undrafted in 1941
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Detroit Lions (1947–1948)
Career highlights and awards
TD     7
Receiving yards     575
Stats at

Joe Margucci (September 5, 1921 – April 27, 1996) was an American football quarterback and halfback. He played for the Detroit Lions in the National Football League (NFL) during the 1947 and 1948 seasons. He played college football for the USC Trojans.[1]

After retiring as a player, Margucci worked as a coach. He began with four years as a football and basketball coach at Marshall High School in Los Angeles. In February 1953, he was hired as the backfield coach for the Denver Pioneers football program.[2]


  1. "Joe Margucci". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 11, 2016.
  2. "Joe Margucci To Assist Denver". The Ogden Standard-Examiner: p. 14. February 15, 1953.
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