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Joe Powell
No. 1     
Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1994-02-25) February 25, 1994 (age 26)
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Virginia
Career information
College: Globe Tech
Undrafted in 2014
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Lehigh Valley Steelhawks (2015)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* PIFL Defensive Rookie of the Year (2015)
Total tackles     41
Forced fumbles     0
Pass deflections     6
Interceptions     5
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Joe Powell (born February 25, 1994) is an arena football safety for the Baltimore Brigade of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at Globe Institute of Technology in Manhattan, New York City.

Early yearsEdit

Powell prepped at I. C. Norcom High School in Portsmouth, Virginia, where he played football and track & field.[1]

College careerEdit

Powell played one season of football at Globe Institute of Technology, totaling 53 tackles, 1.5 sacks and one interception in 2013.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Lehigh Valley SteelhawksEdit

Powell was signed by the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks of the Professional Indoor Football League (PIFL) in 2015. He earned PIFL Defensive Rookie of the Year honors after recording 52.5 tackles and 11 interceptions.[2]

Cleveland GladiatorsEdit

Powell was assigned to the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League on August 11, 2015.[3] He played for the team during the 2016 season.

Powell attended rookie minicamp with the Philadelphia Eagles on a tryout basis in May 2016.[4]

New York GiantsEdit

Powell signed with the New York Giants on August 17, 2016.[5] On August 30, 2016, he was waived by the Giants.[6]

Buffalo BillsEdit

On October 25, 2016, Powell was signed to the Bills' practice squad.[7] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Bills on January 2, 2017.[8] On September 2, 2017, Powell was waived by the Bills.[9]

Atlanta HavocEdit

Powell signed with the Atlanta Havoc in January 2018.[10]

First stint with BrigadeEdit

On March 22, 2018, Powell was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade.[11]

Birmingham IronEdit

Powell signed with the Birmingham Iron of the Alliance of American Football (AAF) for the 2019 season.

Second stint with BrigadeEdit

After the AAF suspended football operations, Powell was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade on April 7, 2019.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Larry Rubama (November 27, 2011). "Football: Norcom had a plan, but not all answers". www.pilotonline.com. The Virginian-Pilot. http://pilotonline.com/sports/high-school/football-norcom-had-a-plan-but-not-all-answers/article_ba3a5005-38c9-5b7c-aa14-c19c2f1db5ae.html. Retrieved May 26, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Joe Powell". clevelandgladiators.com. Archived from the original on June 10, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160610225418/http://www.clevelandgladiators.com/team/roster/joe-powell. Retrieved June 10, 2016.
  3. "Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Archived from the original on June 10, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160610225250/http://www.arenafan.com/teams/Cleveland_Gladiators-131/transactions/. Retrieved June 10, 2016.
  4. "Check Out The Rookie Minicamp Roster". philadelphiaeagles.com. May 12, 2016. http://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/news/article-1/Check-Out-The-Rookie-Minicamp-Roster/4f562d8b-5d13-4d9c-a355-d1155730c614. Retrieved June 10, 2016.
  5. Kratch, James (August 17, 2016). "things you need to know about new Giants defensive back Joe Powell". nj.com. http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2016/08/5_things_you_need_to_know_about_new_giants_cornerb.html#comments. Retrieved August 17, 2016.
  6. Eisen, Michael (August 30, 2016). "Giants announce first round of roster cuts". Archived from the original on August 23, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170823071720/https://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-announce-first-round-of-roster-cuts/ba500404-bd0c-4b38-8df3-904858c6d669.
  7. Brown, Chris (October 25, 2016). "Bills elevate practice squad WR Eagan to active roster". https://web.archive.org/web/20170806021412/http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Bills-elevate-practice-squad-WR-Eagan-to-active-roster/a5ab358b-c4bf-4367-8c8c-2e6b61b2a8f1.
  8. "Bills announce six as future signings". January 2, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170829203936/http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Bills-announce-six-as-future-signings/729eab25-7fa6-48be-9b50-e58b0980ee19.
  9. Brown, Chris (September 2, 2017). "Bills move 30 off the roster to reach 53". https://web.archive.org/web/20180410122657/http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Bills-move-30-off-the-roster-to-reach-53/ad4c9c3a-e0f8-425a-b9fb-5be1060cbf88.
  10. "Havoc sign DB and Former NFL & Indoor Football Veteran Joe Powell". atlantahavoc.com. January 19, 2018. Archived from the original on February 1, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180201003427/http://atlantahavoc.com/news-h/267-havoc-sign-db-and-former-nfl-indoor-football-veteran-joe-powell.html. Retrieved January 31, 2018.
  11. "Team Transactions". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/teams/Baltimore_Brigade-235/transactions/. Retrieved March 30, 2018.

External linksEdit

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